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Tag: Drought Hit

10 Districts In Jharkhand Declared Drought-hit

Ranchi: The Centre has declared ten of the 24 districts in Jharkhand as drought-affected, two weeks after the state sought the tag for the entire state in the wake of deficit rainfall, an official statement said here. Around 12 lakh farmers across the ten districts are expected to benefit from the announcement, it said. Among […]

crop-loss pest infestation and drought hit
Crops in over 10,000 hectares pest-infested, 3 districts drought-hit: SRC

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today declared that an area of 10456.64 hectares in as many as 1567 villages in two districts has been infested by pests, Bolangir being the worst-affected. This apart, the State government also declared Kalahandi, Nuapada and Sambalpur districts drought-hit. Based on the field verification reports of the district collectors, the SRC […]

duplicate pesticide for chakada menace
Deogarh farmers in distress, allege supply of duplicate pesticides for ‘Chakada’

Deogarh: Already declared a drought-hit district, the worries of farmers in Deogarh are far from over with crops in hundreds of hectares of farmland on the verge of destruction allegedly due to the poor quality of pesticides being provided to them to fight the Brown Plant Hopper (Chakada Poka) menace. As per reports, three blocks […]