Their homecoming has potentially salvaged the lives of 20 farmers in their drought-ravaged village. Although Aparna Pawar and her husband Mohan had lucrative careers as a civil engineer and a drug analyst respectively, the distress in the village ... Times of India, 1 week ago
In death, as in life, the drought and water scarcity in central Maharashtra have been unsparing in their harshness on the people of Marathwada region. With the Godavari river drying up, grieving Hindu families have been forced to buy a water tanker ...Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Supplying water to parched villages is not the only worry for the local administration in Marathwada, they are facing another major challenge—containing farmer suicides. In the first three months of the year, eight districts in Marathwada have ...Business Mirror, 2 weeks ago Drought sees rise in suicides in Maha Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
A top official in the Aurangabad zilla parishad told TOI, "Private machines are hired by the government for drought relief work. Though there is a tendering system in place to hire machines and water tankers, all the machinery belongs to politicians ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
The central government has sanctioned Rs 10.75 crore for upgradation of 38 agricultural produce market committees (APMC)s in the state. The money would be used to provide basic infrastructure in the market committees. A press statement issued ...Yahoo! India, 1 month ago
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