Marathwada Current Affairs, GK & News

Is Marathwada Undergoing Desertification?

The experts have warned that the Marathwada region of Maharashtra is heading towards desertification due to the policy-induced failures. The Groundwater Surveys show that the water table had dropped alarmingly in 70 of the 76 talukas and more than 25 have reported a drop of more than two metres. Why the disaster is Man-made? Of ..

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CCEA approves Special Package for Irrigation Projects in drought prone areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved implementation of Centrally Sponsored-Scheme for completion of 83 minor irrigation projects and 8 major or medium irrigation projects in Maharashtra’s drought prone areas of Vidharbha, Marathawada regions. Key Facts The special package aims to create additional potential of 3.77 lakh hectares in these drought prone areas. It ..

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The Centre, Maharashtra Government and World Bank sign $420 million project to help small and marginals farmers in Marathwada and Vidarbha region of state

The Centre, Maharashtra Government and the World Bank have signed a $420 million project to help small and marginals farmers in the Marathwada and Vidarbha region of the state. The project will help in increasing climate resilient practices in agriculture and ensuring that farming continues to remain a financially viable activity for them. The project ..

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