Bundelkhand drought: retrospective analysis and way head

The present study attempts to identify the areas prone to different types of drought, i.e., meteorological, hydrological and agricultural droughts. The report presents a detailed scientific analysis of the spatial, temporal and typological distribution of drought at district level for the period during 1998-2009 in the region of Bundelkhand. Further a detailed analysis based on interaction with officials of disaster management authority, statistical data and existing literature has been carried out for drought impact and mapping the ongoing mitigation measures. The report is concluded with a set of strategic recommendations for improving livelihood and reducing the drought vulnerability of Bundelkhand.