National Programme on use of Space Technology for Agriculture

  • NPSTA is a proposed programme which envisages integrated use of Space and Geospatial Tools for Mapping, Monitoring and Management of Agriculture.
    • The current running programmes will be subsumed under this. They are
  • Project FASAL (for crop forecasting),
  • Project NADAMS (for drought assessment),
  • Project CHAMAN (for horticultural assessment and development),
  • Project KISAN (for crop insurance) and Crop Intensification planning.
    • The programme will have four sub-programmes such as Crop Assessment & Monitoring, Agricultural Resources Management, Disaster Monitoring and Mitigation, Satellite Communication and Navigation Applications.

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