Issue Date: Aug 15, 2000
A special technology mission is being set up by the government for states that have unsatisfactory population control records. The states are Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Assam, Bihar and Rajasthan. C P Thakur, the Union health and family welfare minister, said that the mission will help in providing focused attention to these states which have below average socio-demographic indices ( Down To Earth , Vol 9, No 3).
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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