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NADAMS

NADAMS
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Written reply about NADAMS
In Rajya Sabha
What
National Agricultural Drought Assessment and Monitoring System (NADAMS)
Project for agricultural drought assessment
How
Assessment methods
Using rainfall, Remote Sensing Vegetation Index
Moisture Adequacy Index
During Kharif season
Provides almost real-time data
On agricultural drought
In terms of prevalence
Severity level
Persistence
Data levels
State, district, sub-district
Who
Developed by National Remote Sensing Centre
Operationalized by Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre (MNCFC)
Attached office of Department of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare
Where
Coverage across 17 states
Prone to drought
Including Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat
Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telengana
Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
Facts
FASAL
Forecasting Agricultural output using Space, Agro- meteorology and Land based observations (FASAL)
Project for crop production
Forecasting of field crops
Covers 9 crops
Rice, wheat, rabi pulses
Rapeseed & mustard, rabi
Jowar, cotton, jute
Tur and sugarcane
Operationalized by MNCFC

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