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Biotechnology Policy

The Government of Madhya Pradesh has displayed a strong commitment for the socio-economic development of the citizens of the state. Conservation of the state's rich biodiversity, its sustainable use for expanding livelihood security and ensuring equitable sharing of its benefits have been part of this larger commitment.

Biotechnology is research-led and capital intensive. It demands the supply of trained human resource. At the same time there are strengths emanating out of traditional wisdom that need to be protected and enhanced for the larger common good.


Policy for Decentralized Renewable Energy Systems, 2016

To harness the abundantly available Renewable Energy (RE) potential in the state, the Government of Madhya Pradesh wishes to encourage the development of decentralised RE projects and applications through this policy document. With recent technological advances in the sector and achievements in the space of large scale RE based power generation, green energy has emerged as a viable and sustainable alternative to electricity produced from fossil fuel.


Draft Solar Energy Policy 2010

Energy is the prime mover of the development of any economy. While conventional fuels viz coal and oil has been the primary sources for energy, their long term availability has been an area of concern. Besides their increased usage has led to high concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere which is an increasingly important concern with regard to global warming and resultant climate changes.


Eco & Adventure Tourism Policy - 2001 - 02

The Government of Madhya Pradesh had announced its Tourism Policy in 1995, which had, as one of its major objectives, the promotion of Eco and Adventure Tourism.

The importance of tourism and the benefits derived from it are well known. With changing times, interests of tourists have also changed requiring development of newer varied forms of tourism.


Food Processing Policy 2008

It is well known that Indian diet is diversifying into high value products like, milk, meat, vegetables, fruits and other farm or forest based perishable produce as against the diet that was based mostly on food grains. The changing demography, increasing urbanization, with mass exodus of population from rural to semi-urban, urban and metros in search of employment, shrinking families, increasing number of more earning members including women in the urban families are pushing the wheel cart of family food to packaged, semi-processed and fully processed foods that are purchased in smaller quantities as and when required.




Small Hydropower Policy - 2011 (Draft)

Hydro - electric power is one of the cleanest and most viable renewable sources of energy. Madhya Pradesh Government has been constantly promoting setting up of non-conventional power plants.

State Government has declared incentive policy26-09-1994 and08-08-2006 for non-conventional energy sources and there after time to time their amendments accordingly Small Hydro Power production is within the control of State Government.


Information Technology Policy

Government of Madhya Pradesh constituted a state Task Force on Information Technology under the Chairmanship of Prof. Yashpal. The focus of the policy was to change the Government functioning from both inside and outside and would create seamless society with global opportunity.


Mineral Policy 2017

Minerals are unique endowment of the nature for economic and social development of any State. This endowment is finite and non-renewable. However, failure to ensure scientific and systematic exploitation of this resource may lead to various social and ecological irreparable losses. The present Mineral Policy is being promulgated to ensure exploitation of mineral resource for optimum and sustainable development of the State. In the present Policy it is being ensured that the mineral resources are developed in a scientific & systematic manner to achieve sustainable development and all environmental & ecological issues are addressed.


Population Policy

Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state in the country in terms of area. Its population has crossed the 60 million mark and accounts for 5.88% of the total population of the country. Although the sex ratio has reflected an increasing trend, the state still ranks amongst the more backward states in terms of most demographic indicators. Diversity in Socio-economic conditions is in the nature of the state. With an area of 3.08 Lac square K.M. and density of population 196 per kilometer, it makes the State a difficult terrain, hard to reach and inaccessible. In terms of Human Development Index (HDI) with an index value of 34.8 the state lags behind the all India average of 45. The state also has a sizable tribal population.


Science & Technology Policy 2007

Science & Technology (S&T) is the most potent tool for development in the world of today. Scientific and technological endeavour is therefore everywhere planned and organized to achieve specific objectives of social, economic and cultural development and prosperity. Be it the governments or the multinational corporations, civil institutions or defence establishments, they all recognize and give due importance to planned scientific and technological development in their plan and strategies.


Wind Power Project Policy 2011

The Government of Madhya Pradesh has taken note of the growing recognition of impacts of climate change and recognizes the need to tackle challenges that arise on account of these impacts through integrated policy prescriptions and programmes aimed at mitigation of impacts and adaptation to reduce vulnerability of systems. Based on this green initiative, by endorsing the essential need to prevent avoidable erosion of natural carbon – energy resources the state is endowed with, the state has committed to promote promotion of generation of electricity from Renewable Energy sources.