World Bank ranks Andhra no 1 in Energy Efficiency

The World Bank has ranked Andhra Pradesh as number 1 in ‘Energy Efficiency Implementation Readiness’. The World Bank was particularly impressed with the effective implementation of energy efficiency and energy conservation in Andhra Pradesh, which saw about 1500 MU of Annual Energy Savings within a span of two years through the adoption of LED technology […]

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Crop Productivity in India

Agromet services to enhance crop production in India

Growing weather and climate uncertainties pose a major threat to India’s food security. The combination of long-term changes and the greater frequency of extreme weather events are likely to have an adverse impact on food production in the coming decades.Agromet advisories is the need of the hour. In this regard, India Meteorological Department (IMD), under […]

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Cloud seeding

Seeding Clouds to Spout Rain

Cloud seeding is a method of enabling inefficient clouds to bring rain, or enhance rainfall from a seedable cloud by introducing seeding material. The secondary effect of evaporation from falling precipitation improves the thermodynamic efficiency of the environment to form fresh convective clouds and more rain. This principle is used to enhance rainfall and reduce […]

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Seeds of patriarchy yoking Women in Agriculture

Seeds of patriarchy yoking Women in Agriculture New Delhi, March 10 (G’nY news service): Though agriculture forms the backbone of India’s economy, the share of women in agriculture has remained steady at just a little over 30 per cent. It is complicated by the fact that there are pockets that suffer severe outmigration, where women […]

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