Droughts in Maharashtra
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Droughts in Maharashtra by Maharashtra Economic Development Council.

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Published by The Council in Bombay .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Maharashtra (State)


  • Droughts -- India -- Maharashtra (State)

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Edition Notes

StatementMaharashtra Economic Development Council.
LC ClassificationsQC929.D8 M33 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 73 p. ;
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4701227M
LC Control Number77900875

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Recent news has been flooded with reports of the severe drought situation in the Marathwada and Vidarbha regions of Maharashtra. Even more shocking are the reports of large-scale suicides by farmers due to crop losses. Although the government has announced a relief package for drought-affected areas, these sort of quick- fix solutions are not enough to solve the real problems on the ground Abstract. The book is about building resilient rural water systems for multiple-use services that are sustainable. It provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple water needs of rural communities; how these needs change in quantitative terms across agro climatic and socioeconomic settings; the multiple benefits that traditional rural water systems provide; conditions under which these Additional Physical Format: Online version: Subramanian, V., Parched earth. Bombay: Orient Longman, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book   Coronavirus lockdown: Maharashtra revokes relaxations for Mumbai and Pune 23 Apr, , AM IST. On Tuesday the Maharashtra govt issued a fresh order saying that the relaxations have been withdrawn for the Mumbai Metropolitan region and Pune as the govt was seeing a large amount of people outside their ://

The Maharashtra government has identified talukas in 32 districts that are facing water scarcity owing to deficient rainfall in the southwest monsoon season.. As per a preliminary list of drought-affected areas, which is available with the Down To Earth, maximum drought-affected talukas are in Jalgaon district (13) followed by Ahmednagar (12), Beed (11) and Solapur (11). Droughts are some of the most costly economic stressors. Frequently, droughts are billion dollar weather events and are one of the top three threats to population in the world (along with famine and flooding). There are three main ways droughts impact lives and communities: More than 44 per cent of India's areas were under various degrees of drought conditions (abnormally dry to exceptionally dry) as of J — that is nearly 11 percentage point over a year ago, according to the Drought Early Warning System (DEWS).. Within this, ‘severe to exceptionally dry conditions’ prevailed in per cent area, according to the real-time drought monitoring Since ancient times droughts have had far-reaching effects on humankind by causing the failure of crops, decreasing natural vegetation, and depleting water supplies. Livestock and wildlife, as well as humans, die of thirst and famine; large land areas often suffer damage from dust storms or ://

  Drought causes the shortage of food and fodder. It also leads to the massive, devastating effect on human beings and animals. This research work intends to analyze historic droughts over four meteorological subdivisions of Maharashtra State of India, from to Drought modeling is done by using the Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI). eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book THIS can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer THIS is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook Maharashtra is one of the most drought-affected states of India, and scarcity of water has always been a major concern for the people, especially in the western region of the state. In , Maharashtra government declared drought in o v Maharashtra is the fourth state following Karnataka, Chattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh to seek out relief from the Union government thanks to more t of its villages across Marathwada and parts of Western Maharashtra reeling under drought in [1]. Though the Centre has approved an amount of Rs crore, the task ahead seems ://