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Assess drought situation fast, Jharkhand says

IANS  |  Ranchi 

on Friday asked a visiting Central team to assess the drought situation in the state and submit a report to the central government at the earliest so that relief can be provided to farmers.

The Central team is on a three-day visit of Jharkhand, where the government has declared 216 blocks in 18 districts drought affected.

The visiting team led by met the on Friday.

Chief Secretary submitted a demand for Rs 818.938 crore from the central government for drought affected areas.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 22:02 IST
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