Water stock in Ujani and Jaikwadi reservoirs in Marathwada region was low, state administration officials said.
Chavan said that nine new bills would be tabled during the budget session, besides three pending bills and five ordinances.
Every day the villagers are sending the Maharashtra Chief Minister a money order of Rs 11 to shame him into action.
In Jalna, residents are supplied water once in a month and sometimes that wait stretches to 45 days.
The remarks came as the arrested handler of 26/11, Abu Jundal, hails from the Marathwada region.
Short supply of water for drinking and irrigation is forcing them to migrate.
16 out 34 districts in Maharashtra have received less than 50 per cent rainfall.
The state cabinet on Wednesday decided to declare them drought-hit.
Desecration of a statue of BR Ambedkar in Marathwada region has sparked off fresh protest and violence.
There has been no violence in the aftermath of the Malegaon blasts, but communal divide in Maharashtra has widened.
Marathwada fought to get freedom from the Nizam of Hyderabad centuries ago. That past haunts the present now.