DROUGHT RELIEF PACKAGE

  • 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...
  • Maharashtra: Allegations of siphoning off drought relief funds surface March 14, 2013

    Beed: As the drought situation in Maharashtra worsens, allegations of siphoning off of relief funds have surfaced. The leader of the opposition in the state Assembly on Wednesday claimed bogus beneficiaries of fodder schemes. This came as the Centre granted Rs 1,200 crore as a drought relief package. Suresh Dass,...