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Teaching :

 Teaching for developing human resources, undertaking research in the field of Agricultural Meteorology


Research :

 To study the agricultural climate in relation to crop planning and assessment of crop production potentials in different agroclimatic regions.  To establish crop-weather relationships for the major rainfed and irrigated crops in different agroclimatic regions.  To evaluate the different techniques of modification of crop microclimate for improving the water use efficiency and productivity of crops.  To study the influence of weather on the incidence and spread of pests and diseases of field crops.


Extension :

 Formulation and dissemination of real time out reach of weather based agri-advisory to the farmers with ultimate aim to increase agricultural production with efficient use of climatic resources through modification of crop/orchard micro-climatic conditions.  To prepare weather based agri-advisory bulletins and real time dissemination to the farmers of the different districts of Jammu region.  Conducting of Farmer Awareness Programme on climate change and its impact On Agriculture.  Organization of Field visit, Farmer training Programme, Stake holder meetings and demonstration of meteorological equipments to students, farmers and line department.


The flagship areas of the Division of All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Agrometeorology, Chatha are as under:-

  •  Agroclimatic Characterization
  •  Crop-weather Relationships and Crop-weather Modeling
  •  Weather Effects on Pests and Diseases
  •  Agromet Advisory Services

Name of Project Principal. Investigator Agency Duration
Document
All India Coordinated Research Project on Agrometeorology (AICRPAM) Dr.Mahender Singh ICAR, CRIDA, Hyderabad Long Term Download
GRAMIN Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS), AMFU, Chatha, Jammu Dr.Mahender Singh IMD, GKMS, New Delhi Long Term Download
National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA-AICRPAM) Dr.Mahender Singh ICAR, CRIDA, Hyderabad Yearly basis Download
Forecasting Agricultural Output using Space, Agrometeorology and Land based observations (FASAL). Dr.Mahender Singh IMD, New Delhi Yearly basis Download


Name : Dr.Mahender Singh
Designation : Sr.Scientist & Incharge
Area of Specialization : Agricultural meteorology
E mail : msghanghas@yahoo.co.in, drmahendersinghg@gmail.com
Contact No : 9419101478
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Name : Dr. Veena Sharma
Designation : Technical Officer
Area of Specialization : Soil science & Agriculture Chemistry
E mail : Veena_sharma29@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 9419125127
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