Maharashtra Government to set up village climate resilient committees

Posted on:09 Nov 2017 09:49:31
Maharashtra Government to set up village climate resilient committees
09 November 2017 Current Affairs: The Maharashtra state government decided to set up a committee for the implementation of a Rs.4,000-crore project on climate resilience agriculture in 5,000 villages of 15 districts in the state.

The seven-member panel, headed by the Principal Secretary (Agriculture), has been set up with a target of selecting 4,000 drought-prone villages for the implementation of the project.

The programme aims to reduce farmers’ dependence on unpredictable weather cycles and enhance the resilience of agriculture to climate change and vulnerability through research and use of technology.

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