Maharashtra govt mulls use of cloud seeding technology for artificial rains

With an aim to generate artificial rainfall in dry parts of the state, Maharashtra Government is mulling to use cloud seeding technology.

Not considering artificial rainmaking programme: Govt

The government is not considering any artificial rainfall/cloud seeding programmes with the help of state governments and commercial firms due to scarcity in rainfall, parliament was told Thursday.

Mumbai pins hopes on `artificial` rains

Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai`s civic body has decided to resort to `artificial rains` at a cost of Rs 65 million, an official said on Thursday.