SITREP NO. 2

(As on 17.08.2001)

 

Government of India

Ministry of Agriculture

(Department of Agriculture & Cooperation)

www.ndmindia.nic.in

 

SOUTH WEST MONSOON 2001

 DROUGHT LIKE AND SCARCITY CONDITIONS

 

1.                  Rainfall

 

As reported by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the States mentioned below have received deficient/scanty rainfall since the beginning of Southwest Monsoon 2001.  From the period from 1.6.2001 to 8.8.2001, the cumulative rainfall received by these States is as below: -

 

Sl.No

Name of State 

Actual rainfall received (mm)

Normal rainfall (mm)

% of Departure

1.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

677.7

914.3

-26%

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

857.8

1319.3

-35%

3.

Assam

831.9.0

1081.1

-23%

4.

Andhra Pradesh

306.9

328.1

-6%

5.

Goa

1670.0

2146.5

-22%

6.

Karnataka

473.7

552.5

-14%

7.

Meghalaya

1833.8

2136.7

-14%

8.

Manipur

495.2

561.9

-12%

9.

Sikkim

857.2

1617.3

-47%

10.

Nagaland

543.7

857.2

-37%

 

Note: As per the norms of IMD, rainfall in the range of - 20% to -59% is termed as deficient rainfall.

 

 

2.                  Declaration of Drought

 

In view of inadequate/deficient rainfall, the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Government of Karnataka have respectively declared 22 and 24 districts as drought affected districts. 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh Districts:  Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam, Nellore, Chittoor, Cuddapah, Ananthapur, Kurnool, Mahaboobnagar, Renga Reddy, Medak, Nizamabad, Adilabad, Karimnagar, Waranagal, Khammam and Nalgonda.

 

 

Karnataka Districts: Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural, Kolar, Tumkur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Chamarajanagar, Mysore, Mandya, Bellary, Koppal, Raichur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Beigaum, Bagalkote,Bllapur,Gadag, Haveri, Dharwad, Shimoga, Hasaan, Chikmagalur, Kodagu, and Uttara Kannada

 

 

 

 

3.                  State Profile

 

S.No.

State

No. of Districts declared drought affected

No. of Blocks/Talukas

No. of villages

Population affected

(lakh)

Cattle affected

(lakh)

Cropped area affected

(lakh h.a.)

1.

Andhra Pradesh

22 out of 23

1099

 

 

 

18.54

2.

Karnataka

25 out of 27

142

 

55.01

28.71

16.32

 

4.                  State efforts

 

S. No.

State

Action Taken

1.

Andhra Pradesh

·         State declared 22 districts as drought affected. 

·         State is undertaking Food for Work Programme in drought affected districts.

·         State had released Rs. 32 crore for augmenting drinking water supply, Rs. 93.72 crore for employment generation, Rs. 3 crore for fodder supply and Rs. 11.27 crore for crop insurance scheme. 

·         State has submitted Memorandum for Central assistance. 

 

2.

Karnataka

·         State declared 24 districts as drought affected.

·         State Government proposes to take up scarcity relief operations in the areas of employment generation, special nutrition programme, supply of drinking water in scarcity areas, supply of agricultural input kits to small and marginal farmers and opening of Goshalas.

·         State Government has submitted Memorandum of Rs. 709.09 core.

 

 

5.              Central efforts

 

S. No.

State

Action Taken

1.

Andhra Pradesh

·         Central Relief Commissioner has written to the Chief Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh to submit details of drought mitigation efforts in MIS Proforma fortnightly. 

·         3 lakh MT of foodgrains free of cost allocated and released for Food for Work Programme

·         Based on the recommendations of the Central Team, further assistance will be considered.

2.

Karnataka

·         Central Relief Commissioner has written to the Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka to submit details of drought mitigation efforts in MIS Proforma fortnightly. 

·         1 lakh MT of food grains at free of cost allocated and released for food for work programme.

·         Based on the recommendations of the Central Team, further assistance will be considered.

 

6.              Financial Assistance (2001-02)

(Rs.  Crore)

Sl.No

Name of State 

Calamity Relief Fund

National Calamity Contingency Fund

 

 

Central Share

Central Share released

Central Share released

1.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

-

-

-

2.

Arunachal Pradesh

9.47

4.735

-

3.

Assam

79.92

39.96

-

4.

Andhra Pradesh

155.97

77.985

10.00

5.

Goa

0.98

-

-

6.

Karnataka

58.72

29.36

-

7.

Megahalaya

3.10

-

-

8.

Manipur

2.26

-

-

9.

Sikkim

5.44

4.95

-

10.

Nagaland

1.54

-

-

 

7.      Memorandum from States and Visit of Central Teams

 

S. No.

State

Disaster/Memo. Received

Assistance Sought (Rs. in Crore)

Period of

Visit

Team Leader

S/Shri

 

1.

Andhra Pradesh

Drought

(2.8.2001)

849.14

6-10 Aug.01

K.D. Sinha

J.S.

2.

Karnataka

Drought

(18.07.2001)

736.09

31 July to 3 Aug. 01

P.K. Mishra

MD, NCDC

 

 

 

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