RELIEF MEASURES

  • Maharashtra government to announce drought-relief package November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government will provide a relief package for the drought-affected areas of Marathwada and Vidarbha soon, Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse said. "I will soon visit the drought-affected areas in Marathwada and western Maharashtra with Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde, and review the situation," Khadse told reporters. "The government will announce...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan sets aside Rs 2,000 crore for rain-hit farmers February 28, 2014

    Describing the damage to crops due to rain and hailstorm in Madhya Pradesh as a "national calamity," Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced a slew of relief measures for affected farmers in the state. "A total of 9,800 villages spread across 49 out of the total 51 districts in...
  • Assam: Fresh floods affect more than 7 lakh people September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Assam is submerged yet again, the fourth time this monsoon. The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark and more than seven lakh people are said to be affected in the heavy and incessant rainfall over the past few days. The districts of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Nagaon, Kamrup and...