Multiple Impacts of Droughts and Assessment of Drought Policy in Major Drought Prone States in India

@inproceedings{Roy2007MultipleIO,
  title={Multiple Impacts of Droughts and Assessment of Drought Policy in Major Drought Prone States in India},
  author={Anil K. Roy and Indira Hirway},
  year={2007}
}
This study is a result of initiatives taken by the Planning Commission, Government of India, to investigate the multiple impact of drought in one of the India’s drought-prone states i.e. Gujarat. Drought is one of the most frequently occurring national disasters in India. With its increased frequency and expanded coverage in the recent years, about one third of the country is either drought prone or under desert areas. Hence there is lagging economic growth in agriculture and also in overall… CONTINUE READING

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