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.”

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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

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