Central team lands,to visit drought-hit areas of state

A central government delegation on Tuesday arrived here to assess the drought-like situation prevailing in parts of Gujarat.

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: August 29, 2012 5:45:50 am

A central government delegation on Tuesday arrived here to assess the drought-like situation prevailing in parts of Gujarat. A nine-member delegation,led by joint secretary with Union Agriculture Ministry,Vimlendra Sharan,will on Wednesday visit Saurashtra and Kutch regions who are the worst-hit due to deficient rains,a government official said.

The visit by the delegation comes after the Gujarat government submitted to the Centre revised estimates of losses due to scanty rainfall.

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