Exclusive: Centre Stonewalls NDTV's RTI Queries On Drought Measures | Read

PUBLISHED ON: June 15, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 30 sec

   
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The severe drought that has gripped the countryside was no flash in the pan; when the monsoon of 2015 recorded poor rainfall, it should have set the alarm bells ringing for policymakers at least a year ago. So what exactly did the Centre do to tackle the crisis? To seek answers, NDTV filed a series of Right To Information or RTI applications in key Central ministries meant to tackle drought, framing questions based on statements by ministers and official guidelines on combating drought.
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