Integrated agro-met advisory services

Indian Meteorology Department, Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi sponsored Integrated Agro-met Advisory Services (IAAS) Project that has been running at this Directorate since 2005. IAAS Unit is releasing medium range weather forecast for eastern flood plain zone of Rajasthan (Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli, Swai Madhopur and Dholpur) in collaboration with National Centre for medium Range Forecasting, Noida. The advisory on real time basis based on analysis of weather data includes forecast for next 5 day and contingency crop/farm planning. The information is also communicated through Telephone, FAX, e-mail and SMS to farmers, extension workers, scientists,administrators, policy makers and media personnel on regular basis.