MOU With NRSC For Watershed Development

  • Department of Land Resources (DOLR) signed an MOU with (National Remote Sensing Center) NRSC
  • Signed by Ajay Tirkey, Secretary, DOLR and S. Somanath, Secretary, Department of Space.

Objective:

  • To monitor (Watershed Development Component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana) WDC-PMKSY 2.0 projects through high-resolution satellite data in States/UTs across the country.
  • Customized software tools on Bhuvan for Monitoring, online image comparison and visualization concerning detailed project reports.
  • Create customized Bhuvan web page Srishti for WDC 2.0 project
  • Customized mobile application Drishti for field data collection and data transfer to Bhuvan.
  • Imparting training to concerned officials through a common standard course curriculum relevant to watersheds.
  • Analysis of land cover changes for the watersheds, impact analysis and reporting and creation of dashboard for project status reporting.
  • Creation of dashboard for project status reporting
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