Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 31 cr on cloud seeding
In view of the delayed and scanty rainfall, Maharashtra government has planned the artificial cloud seeding. The first experiment of cloud seeding will be carried on July 25 at Aurangabad – Vidarbha region.
According to the senior government official, the rainfall this year is not satisfactory. "There is only 20% water storage in the state reservoirs against 42% last year at the same time. Therefore, state government has to brace up to tackle the looming drought situation," said official requested official.