Swine Flu has claimed more than 250 lives this year alone. However, Rajasthan has been the worst hit in terms of deaths and the number of cases reported. Gujarat has seen 54 deaths and 1,187 cases reported.
The newly elected state governments' inability to distribute urea has a created a situation of shortage during the crucial rabi season in both Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, which is putting crops at risk.
The report suggests that there is no clear timeline yet on how to proceed regarding the loan-waiver scheme and it will take a lot more time than expected to distribute loan waiver certificates to the farmers.