Maha to seek Rs 15,000cr from Centre as drought relief

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan today said that his government had sought Rs 15,000 crore as drought relief from the Centre.

Out of the 353 taluks, a drought and scarcity like situation has been declared in 221 taluks, he said.

Steps have been taken to start fodder depots and improve water supply situation, he said.

Bureau Report