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