To access the weather warnings issued by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Government of India, click here.
Indian farming community is in great need to have access to weather information to plan and manage their crops and their livelihoods. Considering the growing acceptance of farmers for the internet and mobile based services, ICAR made an attempt to provide valuable agromet information to the users through a common platform - 'Crop Weather Outlook'. This website provides Agrometeorological information highlights generated under the All India Coordinated Research Project on Agrometeorology (AICRPAM) and its Cooperating and Collaborating Centres along with ‘Value Added Agro-advisory Reports.This website not only provides information on the research activities of the Agromet Centres located at various State Agricultural Universities but also provides linkages to other associated Web sites where information of agrometeorological relevance is located so that the viewer has access to all related information of his needs. Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), Hyderabad is operating this website. Key information available from this site are -
The Agricultural Meteorology Division of IMD was established at Pune in 1932 and from its inception the Division supports and participates in multi-disciplinary activities in this field. It is also the centre for research programmes in agricultural meteorology and has field units in various parts of the country. Besides, forecasts and advisories for farmers are issued by IMD’s Forecasting Offices located at different State capitals.
National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) is a network project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) launched in February, 2011. The project aims to enhance resilience of Indian agriculture to climate change and climate vulnerability through strategic research and technology demonstration. The research on adaptation and mitigation covers crops, livestock, fisheries and natural resource management. The project consists of four components viz. Strategic Research, Technology Demonstration, Capacity Building and Sponsored/Competitive Grants. The project was formally launched on 2nd February 2011.