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Over one lakh villages in 313 districts of 13 states, sheltering roughly one-fourth of India's population, have been affected by drought and scarcity of drinking water, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in agriculture sector increased to Rs 553.14 crore during the first eleven months of 2015-16, the government said on Tuesday.
A steady water supply, instead of reliance on seasonal monsoon rains, would allow farmers to switch to cash crops and reap three harvests a year, instead of one now.
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