Maharashtra Government on Wednesday decided to set aside Rs 470 crore for a micro-irrigation scheme, to be implemented from this year.
Severely hit by drought since the past few years, the Maharashtra government has outlined a Rs 60,000 crore programme which includes creating decentralised water storage to make the state drought f
Conflicts over water diversion during the drought. This report exposes cases of wrong prioritization of water resources to thermal power plants. Maharashtra is experiencing its worst drought in 40.
Some 800,000 people will require food aid in Niger in the coming months despite a good harvest last year due to problems supplying cereals to markets, which have pushed up prices, and an influx of
The Mahindra Group has committed Rs 2 crore to the Maharashtra Government to provide relief to those affected by drought in the State.
The Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act has often been ridiculed as a scheme that has hardly any impact.
An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, on Wednesday approved Rs 511-crore assistance for Rajasthan, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh - the sta
The water levels in reservoirs of dams in the state are depleting at an alarming rate with the summer season making its presence felt.
Implementation of MGNREGS works such as water conservation and harvesting works, drought proofing and renovation of traditional water bodies have contributed to improved ground water levels finds this study conducted by IISc, Bangalore.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday that the year 2012 was the ninth warmest on record despite the cooling influence of a La Nina episode early in the year.
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