Paddy stubble catalyses employment, business in Punjab, Haryana
Saturday, November 24, 2018, 8:43 AM
Paddy stubble, a cause of air-pollution due to open burning, is driving new avenues in business and employment in the hinterlands of Punjab and Haryana. In the two-breadbasket states of India, agricultural remnant has become a dominant-fuel for a string of biomass projects. Entrepreneurs, mostly well-heeled farmers, have set-up firms to collect stubbles from farms by employing modern equipment and deliver to power plants.