Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency: Belgaum (Google eBook)

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Printed at the Government Central Press, 1905 - Bombay (India : State)
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Page 30 - Education : Number of Institutions and Scholars. • Schools teaching through the medium of English, t Schools teaching through the medium of Vernacular. t Girls attending boj s' sehooli and includej under male pupil*.
Page 4 - ... famine. Relief works were opened in 1899, the daily average being 351, and were continued upto the end of October 1902. During this period the crop out-turn was only 25 per cent of normal. In 1899-1900 the maximum number relieved was 2,69,415 (in June), 29,205 being in receipt of gratuitous relief. Special relief was also given to weavers in their own craft during the famine. The death rate in the district was 66-11 per mille and the total number of deaths from all causes on relief works was...
Page 4 - ... the locusts had disappeared. one in January 1835. On many lands the crops were wholly destroyed. Next cold weather, on the 26th of December, a severe frost did incredible damage. 1896-1897 : Famine occurred in 1896-97, mainly due to the want of monsoon rain. The whole district was affected. Relief works were opened and continued for 14 months. The maximum number of persons receiving relief reached 1,09,829 in September. 1899-1900 : During this year the rains failed, and the whole district was...
Page 13 - From Local Municipal and Charitable funds... 7 Advances and Remissions granted — (a) Tagävi advances (b) Remissions of Land Revenue ... ... (c) Remissions of Tagävi advances Number.
Page 4 - ... period the crop out-turn was only 25 per cent of normal. In 1899-1900 the maximum number relieved was 2,69,415 (in June), 29,205 being in receipt of gratuitous relief. Special relief was also given to weavers in their own craft during the famine. The death rate in the district was 66-11 per mille and the total number of deaths from all causes on relief works was 7,850, of which 3,792 were due to dysentery and diarrhoea and 1,031 to cholera. The percentage proportion of sexes and children among...

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