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Here's How a Village in Maharashtra Made Itself Drought Proof

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February 21, 2013
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Lush green vineyards, tons of luscious grapes, acres of maize and jowar, and most importantly, millions of liters of water- images that are in stark contrast to the despair visible across Marathawada's eight districts. This isn't Maharashtra's greener western belts of Konkan and Raigad, but this oasis is in the Jalna district in the heart of the Marathawada region which is in the grip of the worst drought since Independence.


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