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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

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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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