Department of Land Resources (Ministry of Rural Development)

Department of Land Resources (Ministry of Rural Development)
Wastelands Atlas of India by National Remote Sensing Centre and Ministry of Rural Development (2010)
Mapping the wastelands in India Posted on 08 Nov, 2010 10:46 PM

Wastelands Atlas of India - 2010This report presents the latest Wastelands Atlas, put together by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) and National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) developed as a part of the “National Wasteland Monitoring Project”. The mapping efforts have generated valuable datasets on unutilized/vacant lands and their use in watershed and wastelands management.

The three sets of Wastelands Atlas of India by NRSC comprise -

The Parthasarathy committee report by technical committee on watershed programmes in India (2006)
The report reviews the experience and implementation of watershed programmes in India and suggests recommendations to make the programme more effective
Posted on 12 May, 2009 02:47 PM

The Parthasarathy Committe was a Technical Committee on DPAP, DDP, IWDP Programmes constituted by the Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) in 2006 and its report has attempted an exhaustive review of the experience of the watershed programme in India.