ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Impact of Rehabilitation Package in Suicide-prone Districts of Vidarbha

The farmers in the suicide-prone districts of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra are aware of the union government's package and they have availed of relief measures such as the interest waiver, rescheduling of loans and subsidy under various schemes. They were eligible for fresh loans and could also augment their incomes through subsidiary activities. However, as their capacity to cope with drought conditions is still weak the impact of this multiple scheme is limited.

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