Tackling El Nino: How India dealt with a drought in 2009

Sat Apr 26 2014, 20:13 hrs
AFFECTED: 252 districts in 10 states. (Image: Reuters)
AFFECTED: 252 districts in 10 states. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: Rs 500 per hectare susbsidy on diesel for irrigation. (Image: AP)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: Rs 500 per hectare susbsidy on diesel for irrigation. (Image: AP)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: Rs 500 per tonne bonus on paddy procurement, over and above MSP. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: Rs 500 per tonne bonus on paddy procurement, over and above MSP. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: Rs 3,84,000 crore of farm credit disbursed in FY10, 18.2% more than target. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: Rs 3,84,000 crore of farm credit disbursed in FY10, 18.2% more than target. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: 1.56 million quintals of additional seeds from PSUs made available. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: 1.56 million quintals of additional seeds from PSUs made available. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: 100 MW more power to Punjab, Haryana to aid paddy transplantation. (Image: Reuters)
KEY CENTRAL MEASURES: 100 MW more power to Punjab, Haryana to aid paddy transplantation. (Image: Reuters)
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