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Significant reduction expected in paddy straw generated from Punjab, Haryana and U.P, says Govt

The central & state governments have stepped up to reduce paddy straw generation and stubble burning to curb air pollution. As per a press release by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, steps taken towards reduction in paddy straw generation are yielding positive results. Through crop & varietal diversification, increased focus on in-situ […]

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Don’t Blame us for Delhi Pollution: Punjab Farmers

It’s that time of the year again when if you’re in Delhi your eyes burn, throat itches and even breathing becomes laborious. Often blamed for this are the farmers of Punjab who burn the stubble left in the ground after they harvest their paddy. They, however, are doing all they can to ensure stubble burning […]

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