An estimated 620 million tons of crop residue is generated annually in India, of which 16% is burnt in field.
Crop residues are an abundantly available lignocellulosic feedstock that can provide multiple value-added products in a biorefinery (Kamm, 2007). However, approximately 24% of the generated residue is burned in the fields in India (Ravindra et al., 2019).
Marking its fifth year of formal presence in the country The Nature Conservancy (TNC) India held a special event in New Delhi in which Suresh Prabhu, Former Union Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament, and Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, Niti Aayog were
World Bank will provide $250 million for dam safety in India
Punjab, sucked dry
Green panel clears Central Vista projects
Punjab no.1 in overexploitation of groundwater
India's first climate change assessment report warns of heavy rains, more floods and warmers days
Punjab, a small state in northwest India, derives its name from the Persian words panj (five) and ?b (water), meaning the "land of five rivers". Ironically, this state is now regularly in the news for its rapidly depleting groundwater levels.