The 226 Mandals in Seven Districts of the AP state has Declared as Drought-Affected

AP-stateAccording to a Government Order (GO) issued here yesterday, the 226 drought-affected mandals (revenue blocks) are situated in the districts of YSR Kadapa(48), Anantapur(59), Prakasam (54), Kurnool (12), Chittoor (42), Guntur (4) and SPSR Nellore (7).

The Go also said that, during South West monsoon-2014 from 1-6-2014 to 30-9-2014, the state received a 375.7 mm of rainfall as against the normal rainfall of 554.1 mm with a deficit of (-) 32 per cent, whereas rainfall received during the previous year (2013) was 514.1 mm with a deviation of -7 percent for the corresponding period.

The GO asked to take immediate necessary action to the Collectors of concerned district.

Medaram Jathara

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