Since 2004 in Vidharbha , as many as 6500 farmer shave committed suicide.
Yavatmal district is the most affected , 3500 farmer shave committed suicide with in the span of 7 Years.
The farmers are prone to these suicidal attempts due to continuous drought, the rising prices of seeds and costly fertilizers and insecticides and low prices of the agricultural products.
Many local aspects are involved in it as well. The Institution has accepted to shoulder the responsibility by starting Deendayal Farmer Development Project.