931 more villages declared drought-hit

The State government on Thursday declared 931 more villages as drought hit.
Two days after announcing drought in 151 tehsils, the State had added 250 more revenue circles to the list, which constitutes around 7,500 villages.
Maharashtra has already sought ₹7,962 crore from the centre for drought assistance.
A team of central officers visited the State last month to take stock of the situation.
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