More than 10,000 Rajasthan villages declared scarcity-hit
Jaipur: More than 10,000 villages in 17 districts of Rajasthan have been declared scarcity-hit on the basis of the assessment of their kharif crops.
As per `girdwari` (crop assessment) reports of the collectors in 17 districts, 10,225 villages were found scarcity-hit, said a spokesman, quoting an official notification issued to this effect.
The notification would be effective till July 3, 2014, he said.
The Calamity Relief and Management Department assessed 104 villages of Ajmer, two in Alwar, 1,501 in Banswara, 1,507 in Barmer, 1,072 in Jhalawar, 1,008 in Pratapgarh, 482 in Baran, 339 in Bikaner, 986 in Dungarpur, 934 in Pali and villages in other districts.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Sheena Bora murder: Here's how the whole plan unfolded
- Sheena murder: Trio to be taken to Raigad to re-construct crime scene
- Mikhail emailed sister Sheena Bora's resignation letter: Report
- DNA: 1965 Indo-Pak war- Analysis of India's victory and exposing Pakistan's lies
- Raksha Bandhan: Sushma Swaraj ties Rakhi to Venkaiah Naidu
- Shocking update in Sheena Bora case: Indrani Mukerjea was sexually molested by her father?
- Indrani's ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna confesses to police he was involved in Sheena's murder
- A peek into Indrani Mukerjea's past
- Women's hockey team seals Olympic spot after 36 years, creates history on Dhyan Chand's birthday
- Dawood, Hafiz Saeed to be in fix as US, India may join hands to nab them