Madhya Pradesh Tourism to hold 3-day cultural festival ”Namaste Orchha”

News:The Madhya Pradesh government is organizing a multi-cultural festival to promote tourism in the heritage city of Orchha,Madhya Pradesh. Facts: About Namaste Orchha: Namaste Orchha aims to celebrate the cultural diversity, natural beauty and the architectural heritage of the Orchha town by showcasing music, dance, heritage walks, local cuisine, arts and handicrafts. About Orchha: Orchha… Continue reading Madhya Pradesh Tourism to hold 3-day cultural festival ”Namaste Orchha”

Madhya Pradesh gets its first elephant colony

News:Recently,Madhya Pradesh has got its first elephant colony in the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve. Facts: About Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve: Bandhavgarh National Park is located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh.It was declared a national park in 1968 and then became Tiger Reserve in 1993. The park resides on the extreme north eastern border of Madhya… Continue reading Madhya Pradesh gets its first elephant colony

Madhya Pradesh government to declare Ratapani sanctuary a tiger reserve

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to declare the Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary a tiger reserve for better conservation of tigers. The state had received an approval for the same from the National Tiger Conservation Authority(NTCA). Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary was established in the year 1976.It has a forest area of around 688 sq km mainly comprising… Continue reading Madhya Pradesh government to declare Ratapani sanctuary a tiger reserve

Madhya Pradesh yet to form tiger protection force

Madhya Pradesh is yet to constitute the Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) even as the State has registered the most number of tiger deaths due to poaching since 2012. According to an agreement,the State Forest Department was supposed to raise,arm and deploy the force in the reserves within two years of the agreement. However,in the… Continue reading Madhya Pradesh yet to form tiger protection force

Continuous rain damaged Asia’s largest solar Power project in Rewa

In Madhya Pradesh,continuous rain has damaged Asia’s largest solar Power project in Rewa. Rewa Ultra Mega Solar is a proposed solar power plant in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. It has a total solar installed capacity of 750 MW.Once completed,it would become one of the largest single-site solar power plants in India and the… Continue reading Continuous rain damaged Asia’s largest solar Power project in Rewa

SC notice to MP govt over hiking OBC quota from 14% to 27%

The Supreme Court has sought the Madhya Pradesh government’s response on a petition challenging the validity of the ordinance which had increased the reservation in government jobs and university admission to the Other Backward Class(OBC) category from the existing 14% to 27% The decision to increase reservation for OBCs had led to reservation in Madhya… Continue reading SC notice to MP govt over hiking OBC quota from 14% to 27%