Please read our response to 'an article on Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (JSA)' is published in the 'Economic and Political Weekly/ issue (Vol. 54, Issue No. 29, 20 Jul, 2019) at the following link. In 2015, the Government of Maharashtra launched the JSA, with the aim of making 25,000 villages in Maharashtra drought-free.
Does it ever rain at this time?
(Eng; 4.27 mins)
“Does it every rain at this time?” is a short film showing the actual impacts of unexpected and unusually heavy rain that devastated crops in Akole region of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra. It is an attempt to show what we are up against by showing the actual impact of climate variability as faced by farmers in rural areas.