Land Degradation Mapping: 1:50,000 scale

First cycle of Land degradation mapping on 1:50,000 scale for entire Country was carried out by visual interpretation of IRS LISS-III satellite data of 2005-06 ( Kharif (Aug–Nov), Rabi (Jan- Mar), Zaid (April- May) seasons) with limited ground truth and soil chemical analysis. Land degradation maps were prepared depicting 8 land degradation processes sub-categorized in to 36 classes (Three tier classification considering land degradation process

Soil Health Card

Soil Health Management (SHM) is one of the most important interventions under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). SHM aims at promoting Integrated Nutrient Management through judicious use of chemical fertilizers including secondary and micro nutrients in conjunction with organic manures and bio-fertilizers for improving soil health