Hydrological risks to agriculture are mainly due to inadequate or erratic rainfall resulting in deficit water stress to crop plants. The susceptibility of agriculture production system to such risks can be assessed from the characteristics of rainfall, soil and plant.

This paper deals with the historical transition of Chhattisgarh from a non-drought affected abundance to almost annually drought affected and with serious scarcity demanding huge relief to mitigate the consequent miseries. It would assess the risk of areas, land and soil, crops and plants and list out points emerging from the exercises.