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On Chennai’s new Horticulture Park

The city’s newest Horticulture Park houses a bog garden where water plants flourish A garden isn’t always grass and shrubs. Take, for instance, the city’s newest green patch. The Horticulture Park Madhavaram (a signboard calls it the Ornamental and Demo Garden) has — in addition to a slew of trees, palms and bushes — a […]

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New index to check ease of doing agri-business

Centre to reward high-performing States States may soon start receiving extra funding for the Agriculture Ministry’s flagship schemes on the basis of their performance in encouraging agri-business, especially with regard to marketing, land and governance reforms. The Centre expects to roll out a new Ease of Doing Agri-Business Index early next year, which will rank […]