At least sixteen committees and panels – from the National Farmers Commission led by Professor M S Swaminathan to the Planning Commission's fact-finding-mission led by bureaucrat Adarsh Misra – came this year to Vidarbha, apparently peeved by and concerned over the suicide crisis. Nothing has come of all this yet.
Monday, May 08, 2006
Much research, but no decisive action
Jaideep Hardikar reports on IndiaTogether about the number of fact finding committess and panels that visited Vidarbha and gave out reports, but which did not elicit any concrete response from the state and central government.