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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Agriculture
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & COOPERATION 

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.490
ANSWERED ON MARCH 01, 2013 

QUESTION
Loss of Crops Due to Drought in Karnataka

 

490. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE be pleased to state:

 (a)   whether Government has assessed the loss of various crops in Karnataka due to consistent Drought conditions in the State and resultant losses caused to the farmers and the State;

 (b)   if so, the details thereof, crop-wise; and

 (c)    the remedial measures Government has taken or proposes to take in this regard?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES
(SHRI TARIQ ANWAR)

(a) to (c): During Kharif-2012, Government of Karnataka had declared drought in 142 talukas in the State.

An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) had visited the State and assessed loss/damage to Kharif crops. As per report of the IMCT, a total of 15, 45,743 ha kharif area had suffered crop losses of 50% or more in drought affected talukas. Taluka wise details are at Annexure-I.

Based on the report of IMCT and recommendation of Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG), Government of India has approved Rs.526.06 crore to the State from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) subject to the adjustment of 75% of balance available in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for management of situation caused by drought-2012. Government of India has also approved Rs.14.20 crore to the State from Special Component of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) for repair of damaged drinking water supply works.

Annexure-I

List of drought affected districts/taluks in Karnataka

S.No

District

Taluk

Area affected (in ha*)

1.

Bangalore (U)

 Anekal

165

 

 

Bangalore North

210

 

 

Bangalore South

92

2.

Bangalore (R)

Devanhalli

665

 

 

Dodaballapur

1256

 

 

Hoskote

958

 

 

Nelamangala

1028

3.

Ramanagar

Channapatna

940

 

 

Kanakapura

2421

 

 

Magadi

3795

4.

Chitradurga

Challakere

17969

 

 

Chitradurga

17051

 

 

Hiriyur

10489

 

 

Holalkere

25382

 

 

Hosadurga

24319

 

 

Molakalmuru

5293

5.

Davanagere

Channagiri

8543

 

 

Davanagere

6451

 

 

Harihar

585

 

 

Harapanahalli

20715

 

 

Honnali

13048

 

 

Jagalur

11905

6.

Kolar

Bangarpet

3572

 

 

Kolar

4563

 

 

Malur

2218

 

 

Mulbagal

4692

 

 

Srinivasapura

2712

7.

Bagepalli

Bagepalli

5405

 

 

Chikkaballapur

3785

 

 

Chintamani

6685

 

 

Gauribidanur

4350

 

 

Gudibanda

3985

 

 

Sidlaghatta

3864

8.

Shimoga

Bhadravathi

1332

 

 

Shikaripur

9940

 

 

Shimoga

1728

9.

Tumkur

Chikkanayakanahalli

7103

 

 

Gubbi

2860

 

 

Koratagere

3693

 

 

Kunigal

4355

 

 

Madhugiri

6039

 

 

Pavagada

51107

 

 

Sira

21207

 

 

Tiptur

5167

 

 

Tumkur

1434

 

 

Turuvekere

3938

10.

Chamarajanagar

Chamarajanagar

22513

 

 

Gundlupate

33475

 

 

Kollegal

6957

 

 

Yelandur

3020

11.

Chikmagalur

Chickmagalur

4076

 

 

Kadur

21726

 

 

Tarikere

2005

12.

Hassan

Alur

3450

 

 

Arkalgud

6250

 

 

Arasikere

26795

 

 

Belur

2400

 

 

Channarayapatna

11850

 

 

Hassan

6725

 

 

Holenarasipur

4000

13.

Mandya

Krishnaraja pet

1932

 

 

Maddur

2400

 

 

Malavalli

4285

 

 

Mandya

3400

 

 

Nagamangala

2065

 

 

Pandavapura

5340

 

 

Sri rangapatna

3873

14.

Mysore

Heggadadevankote

41628

 

 

Hunsur

53047

 

 

Krishnarajanagar

17700

 

 

Mysore

12203

 

 

Nanjanagud

44375

 

 

Periyapatna

36071

 

 

T. Narasipur

7765

15.

Bellary

Bellary

1082

 

 

Hadagali

9967

 

 

Hagaribommanahalli

6156

 

 

Hospet

1125

 

 

Kudligi

24447

 

 

Sandur

7133

 

 

Siruguppa

5535

16.

Gulbarga

Afzalpur

25245

 

 

Aland

35275

 

 

Chincholi

30050

 

 

Chitapur

32500

 

 

Gulbarga

28500

 

 

Jewargi

37302

 

 

Sedam

14929

17.

Yadgir

Shahapur

14546

 

 

Shorapur

15375

 

 

Yadgir

21450

18.

Koppal

Gangavathi

3340

 

 

Koppal

8644

 

 

Kushtagi

9498

 

 

Yelburga

8739

19.

Raichur

Deodurg

5924

 

 

Lingsugur

22726

 

 

Manvi

8993

 

 

Raichur

13822

 

 

Sindhanur

2741

20.

Bagalkote

Badami

3250

 

 

Bagalkote

920

 

 

Bilgi

2300

 

 

Hungund

3500

 

 

Jamkhandi

14079

 

 

Mudhol

7634

21.

Athani

Athani

6398

 

 

Bailhongal

37191

 

 

Chikkodi

21676

 

 

Gokak

10891

 

 

Hukkeri

33524

 

 

Raibagh

10207

 

 

Ramdurg

8327

 

 

Soundatti

11301

22.

Bijapur

Begewadi

6430

 

 

Bijapur

7751

 

 

Indi

13002

 

 

Muddebihal

12055

 

 

Sindagi

26838

23.

Dharwad

Dharwad

18950

 

 

Hubli

13525

 

 

Kundgol

15850

 

 

Navalgund

575

24.

Gadag

Gadag

3596

 

 

Mundargi

4875

 

 

Naragund

14

 

 

Ron

15173

 

 

Shirhatti

18128

25.

Haveri

Byadgi

16250

 

 

Haveri

27500

 

 

Hanagal

13275

 

 

Hirekerur

11285

 

 

Ranebennur

11600

 

 

Savanur

7850

 

 

Shigaon

4639

 

 Total

1545743