The need for an early and in-season crop production forecasting has been strongly emphasized by the Union Minister of Agriculture. A nationwide project called Crop Acreage and Production Estimation (CAPE) was launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operation, Govt. of India in 1991.
The land degradation change analysis [Cycle-2] is a nationwide programme monitored by NRSC/ISRO and implemented by State partner institutes, KSRSAC produces the seamless land degradation database of Karnataka State on 1:50k scale. The updating of land degradation layer generated under this programme in the year 2005-06 is updated using IRS Resourcesat-2, LISS-III data of 2015-16 for change analysis.
The Government of Karnataka, Govt. of India and the World Bank together have designed a new watershed development model to strengthen the Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) and its convergence with other developmental programmes.
Karnataka - GIS (K-GIS), the concept of which was the foresight of the Government of Karnataka and the Karnataka Jnana Aayoga (KJA), is the result of the process of consultation with the line departments of the government on the vision for our entire state.