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Drought & Farmers’ Suicides in Vidarbha: Review


Sangeeta S. Kumble , Atharva College of Engineering,Malad (W), Maharashtra, India


Regional Disparities, Farmers’ suicides, Corrective measures, Droughts


Major issues of Regional Disparities play an important role at the International, National as well as State levels. As per Prof. V. M. Dandekar’s committee report which points out Marathwada and Vidarbha as backward regions. Vidarbha’s districts shows more farmers’ suicides reported as compared to rest of Maharashtra. In this paper we are going to identify some of the root causes and the corrective measures to reduce the number of farmers’ suicides.

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Paper ID: NCTAAP143
Published in: Conference 4 : NCTAA 2016
Publication Date: 29/01/2016
Page(s): 613-617

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