Crop Insurance – PMFBY, etc.

TNAU uses satellite images for crop management

  1. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, calculated how much cultivated area was inundated, soon after the recent rains hit hard.
  2. University’s quick assessment and communication to State Government, using images obtained from European Space Agency’s Sentinel 1A satellite.
  3. The University’s access to the satellite images follows a tie-up under the Remote Sensing Information for Insurance on Crops in Emerging Economies project.
  4. The University uses the images to identify crops, estimate area of cultivation, prepare seasonality map, phenology map and yield map.

Images and data deciphered there from will help the State Government frame policies and farmers get precise inputs and quick disbursement of crop insurance.

  1. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, calculated how much cultivated area was inundated, soon after the recent rains hit hard.
  2. University’s quick assessment and communication to State Government, using images obtained from European Space Agency’s Sentinel 1A satellite.
  3. The University’s access to the satellite images follows a tie-up under the Remote Sensing Information for Insurance on Crops in Emerging Economies project.
  4. The University uses the images to identify crops, estimate area of cultivation, prepare seasonality map, phenology map and yield map.
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