During the four-day visit, a presentation will be made to Sharad Pawar on excess rainfall, floods and subsequent damages at the district collectorate in Nagpur on September 14.
He will later visit Wardha to review the situation and make a night halt in Yavatmal. Pawar will then proceed to Gondia on September 16 to assess the damages in Bhandara and Gondia districts and return to Delhi on September 17, official sources said. 
Meanwhile, the central team, along with District Collector Saurabh Rao and other officials, visited a number of villages on Wednesday and held talks with village heads. 
Local officials, including zila Panchayat president Sandhya Gotmare, submitted a memorandum to the team, about damages to crops and agriculture fields.
In Hingana taluka in the district, crops on 123 hectares of land suffered damages and on about 648 hectares in Kanholibara taluka. 
Officials of the central team are also visiting Bhandara, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli, Amravati, Akola and Yavatmal. State Chief Secretary Jayant Banthia will visit Wardha on Thursday, ahead of Pawar's visit.


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