Damage due to flooding in Goa

Last Modified: Sun Aug 18 2019 22:24:41 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,300 hectares
    Total area of land in Bardez, Bicholim and Pernem tehsils of North Goa affected by heavy rain and flooding through early Aug 2019.
  • 2,900
    Estimated number of farmers impacted.
  • Rs. 10 crore
    Losses incurred by the farmers over a period of two week starting month of Aug, according to Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar, who also holds the agriculture portfolio.
  • 1,300 hectares
    Number of farmers in Pernem, holding total of 580 hectares of land, suffered a loss of Rs 2.5 crore overall.
  • 700
    Number of farmers in Bicholim lost crops worth Rs 2 crore over 400 hectares.
  • 875
    Number of farmers in Bardez lost crops worth Rs 1 crore over 265 hectares.
  • Rs. 25,000 - Rs. 40,000
    Compensation per hectare of paddy crop loss being considered by the govt.
  • Rs. 800 - Rs. 10,000
    Compensation per hectare of loss in banana plantation being considered by the govt.