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Agri, Space Debts Ink Pact to Develop Support System Using Data from Satellites

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Article originally published in The Indian Express 

THE MINISTRY of Agriculture and Department of Space signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to develop a Krishi-Decision Support System Krishi DSS using satellite data.

“This will enhance the evidence-based decision-making capability of all the stakeholders in the agriculture sector by way of integration with MOSDAC and BHUVAN (Geo-platform) of ISRO and systems of ICAR, ” the Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement. Krishi DSS is being developed on the lines of Gati Shakti using RISAT-1A and VEDAS of the Department of Space it added. 

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