Jain Irrigation wins Rs 288 cr drip irrigation contract from Karnataka govt

Jain Irrigation Systems Limited said it has won a Rs 288 cr project from the Karnataka government to set up a drip irrigation system for 5,000 farmers in Chikmaglur district. The project involves lifting water from Upper Bhadra Canal and and using the same to irrigate 16,193 acres using drip irrigation. The contract, won through […]

Karnataka tops in speedbreaker-related deaths in India

The number of people killed by speedbreakers more than doubled in Karnataka to 2,310 in 2015, while they halved in Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh, which had reported the highest number of such deaths in 2014 at 3,192, saw the figure fall to 1,652 in the subsequent year, ┬ádata obtained from the road transport ministry revealed. […]