ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Water Governance and Droughts in Marathwada

The 2012 drought in Maharashtra's Marathwada region was mainly the result of lack of good water governance and poor operation of watershed development and irrigation projects. A policy that restrains sugar cane cultivation and modernises all types of water resource development works will go a long way in ensuring that a situation as in 2012-13 is not repeated.

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