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May 14, 2019
Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra government for list of measures to tackle serious issues like droughtThe Bombay High Court has sought to know from the Maharashtra government what measures it proposes to tackle serious issues like the drought in the state
May 14, 2019
Ajoy Mehta is new Maharashtra chief secy: Ex-BMC commissioner faces challenge of bailing state out of water crisisThe current drought situation in Maharashtra is grimmer than faced by the state in 1972, as farmers in various districts have reportedly lost all their crop and are facing water shortage. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar alleged that 95 percent of the farmers have not received the benefit of the central government's crop insurance scheme.
Nov 01, 2018
Maharashtra govt declares 151 more talukas drought-hit; Nashik, Aurangabad, Palghar among few severely affectedEarlier this month, the state government identified a total of 180 talukas to be drought-hit and instructed the concerned authorities to conduct a proper study of the ground-level situation as per the revised drought code 2016.
Oct 23, 2018
Maharashtra declares drought in 180 tehsils; Devendra Fadnavis says central assistance will reach affected regions soonMarathwada, North Maharashtra and parts of Vidarbha and West Maharashtra are some of the regions facing a drought-like situation this year as they have received 23 percent less rainfall than normal.
Jul 01, 2018
Maharashtra's Jalyukt Shivar scheme: Official figures say state created over 17 thousand TMC water strorage capacity since 2015The Maharashtra government's flagship water conservation scheme claims to have rejuvenated water bodies and created an additional storage potential, in a state where some parts perennially face a drought-like situation.
May 23, 2016
Marathwada drought intensifies: Only one percent water left in damsThe administration and people in drought-hit Marathwada are pinning their hopes on monsoon as only one percent water is left in the dams of the parched region.
May 13, 2016
Drought declared in over 29,000 villages in MaharashtraThe Maharashtra government declared drought in over 29,000 villages in the state. It faces the situation for the second straight year
May 09, 2016
Maha govt to declare drought in over 29,000 villagesthe state government has informed the Bombay High Court that it would declare drought in over 29,000 villages in the state and all relief prescribed in the Drought Manual, 2009 would be provided.
May 03, 2016
Marathwada drought intensifies: With water level at 2%, dams close to running dryAdding to the plight of 19 million population of Marathwada, the severity of the water crisis in Maharashtra has deepened with only two percent of water left in dams of the drought-hit region.
Apr 30, 2016
IPL 2016: Mumbai, Pune to share Vizag as home ground; GC shifts crucial fixtures from Eden to KotlaThe IPL GC also decided to have Visakhapatnam as the common main venue for MI and RPS in a meeting in the national capital on Friday.