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Centre sets up panel to protect wheat as farms gear up for heat wave

The states that could see a possible heatwave are in the Northwest region mostly, which is India's main food bowl plain and comprises Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh


BS Web Team New Delhi
The Centre has decided to form a panel to deal with the risks posed to India's winter crop of wheat from heat waves, according to a report by LiveMint.
Officials from several departments and ministries have started working with the panel. They are now coordinating with states to ensure sufficient water

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First Published: Feb 22 2023 | 12:37 PM IST

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