Bird Flu Confirmed in Agartala Farm, Culling of Poultry Ordered

H5 strains of Avian Influenza or bird flu have been confirmed in the poultry samples collected from Government Duck Farm in R.K. Nagar in Agartala, Tripura. The samples had been forwarded to ERDDL, Kolkata and High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) in Bhopal for testing. Both the tests have confirmed that the samples from Government Duck Farm are positive for H5 strain of Avian Influenza. The authorities have been quick to act and have given out instructions for the culling

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CII to Organise Tripura Rubber Convention Cum Exhibition 2011

North East has an abundance of natural and human resources. However, inadequate exposure to opportunities and infrastructural connectivity issues have hindered the growth process of the region. To unleash the huge growth potential that the Region holds, it is imperative to link the Region to the mainstream markets and expose them to the plethora of opportunities that exist. With this as the backdrop, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) started working as a key player in the North East Region

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Monarchak Gas Based Power Project in Tripura Gets a Green Signal

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the Revised Cost Estimate of Tripura Gas Based Power Project [100 MW (nominal)+20%] Monarchak in West Tripura, being implemented by the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO). The project now amounts to Rs. 623.44 crore which includes interest amount of Rs. 51.09 crore during construction at November, 2009 price level. The power generated from the project will be supplied to Tripura. The project would contribute to the economic development of

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Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign Creates Awareness in Tripura

The Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India has developed the concept of Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign, a media outreach strategy to disseminate information to the targeted beneficiaries focusing on the flagship programmes of the Govt. of India. This strategy combines information dissemination and demonstration of the benefits at the doorstep of the beneficiaries, particularly in rural areas. The Campaign is designed as a more inclusive tool of information dissemination and envisages direct contact with

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Tripura’s Capital to Go Green, Become First Solar City in Northeast India

On March 21 of this year, the government of Tripura had announced plans to use Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for running all public and private vehicles in Agartala by 2013 and achieve the title of “India’s first green city”. Adding more to its green ambition, the state capital is now taking steps to become even more Eco-friendly and becoming the first ‘Solar City’ in Northeast region. The commitment was shared during the recent visit of India’s president Pratibha Patil to

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