Drought in Maharashtra

Drought in Maharashtra News

Drought spell: Maharashtra govt focuses on effective management of water, animal fodder

The preliminary assessment is, there would be no shortage of foodgrain even if there is a 15-20 per cent crop loss in the kharif season.

Maharashtra: In 182 talukas, 18,000 villages drought-prone

Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said: “In 2011 and 2012, the number of villages declared drought-prone were 6,201 and 3,356, respectively.”


Fewer water tankers in drought belt, thanks to Jalyukta Shivar, says Maharashtra govt

Government says tankers in rural Maharashtra have dropped sharply, from 4,883 last year to 798 this year