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Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS)

Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS)

Duration: 2014 onwards - Annual Grant- in - aid

Study sites : Agro Meteorological Field Unit (AMFU), Kannivadi, Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu

Project Contact:  Dr.R.Rengalakshmi, Mr. M. Devaraj 

Donor: India Meteorological Department (IMD),Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Project Objectives: 

The primary objective is preparation of weather based advisories for management practices in agriculture after due consultation with subject matter specialists of concerned disciplines and disseminate the same to the end users up to village level using all possible modes of communication.

Expected outcomes:

Increased use of weather based agro-advisories by men and women farmers and reduce the weather parameters based risk in  crop cultivation.