bio-char.jpgA new game show in India will award prizes to villages that are going green.

India’s state-owned Doordarshan television network will air the new show which will focus on mainly rural institutions leading sustainable development.

The show, modeled after the rags-to-riches game show in the blockbuster film “Slumdog Millionaire,” has received about 250 entries ahead of its March 1 broadcast.

Among the contestants is a village that has rejected use of fertilizers and pesticides and adopted organic farming, he explained. Another competitor is a group of households converting degradable waste into biofuel.

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