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Severe drought in Maharashtra leads to nearly six-fold rise in migration from villages

MUMBAI.3 July-2014,Chittaranjan Tembhekar,(TNN): In an indicator of the severe drought situation due to 67% deficient rainfall in the state, nearly 3.6 lakh people from Maharashtra’s villages have sought daily wage work under the employment guarantee scheme (EGS) over the last few days, which is a six-fold increase in job demand. Severe drought in Maharashtra leads […]