India's first carbon neutral village to be developed in Bhiwandi taluka of Thane district

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Union Minister of State, Kapil Patil, recently announced the development of India's first carbon-neutral village in Bhiwandi Taluka, located in Thane district.

An overview of the news

  • The government is actively working towards developing a carbon-neutral village in Bhiwandi Taluka, Thane district.

  • This initiative aims to minimize carbon emissions and promote sustainable practices for a cleaner and greener environment.

  • Along with the carbon-neutral village, 121 tribal villages are being developed as model villages.

  • These model villages serve as examples for sustainable development, showcasing effective infrastructure, amenities, and improved living conditions.

  • In the Bhiwandi Lok Sabha Constituency, around 1,75,000 farmers are benefiting from the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojana

  • This scheme provides financial support to farmers, enhancing their livelihoods and promoting agricultural growth.

Development Projects

  • Several significant development projects have been completed in the Bhiwandi Lok Sabha Constituency, including the Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Metro, Kalyan-Murbad Railway, Eight-Layer Majivada-Vadape Bypass, Shahapur-Khopoli Highway, among others. 

  • These projects have been instrumental in driving progress and enhancing connectivity in the region.

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