GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Agriculture
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATION
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 3400
TO BE ANSWERED ON 25.04.2008
Unseasonal Rain in South .
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
ABDUL WAHAB PEEVEE
Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether an assessment has been made of the loss caused to crops, life and property due to unseasonal rain in southern States of the country during the month of March in this year;
(b) if so, the details thereof, State-wise and commodity-wise; and
(c) the rescue operations, special economic package and the Central assistance given to the States, State-wise?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
(SHRI KANTI LAL BHURIA)
(a) to (c): The Ministry of Home Affairs is concerned in the matter and necessary information is being collected form them.