Agriculture Minister releases 5th edition of Wastelands Atlas 2019

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar released the 5th edition of Wastelands Atlas 2019. The Atlas, published jointly by Department of Land Resources and National Remote Sensing Centre, provides robust geospatial information on wasteland.

It is helpful in rolling back the wastelands for productive use through various land development programmes and schemes. Wastelands Atlas-2019 also provides State and district wise distribution of different categories of wastelands area in the country and will be helpful in addressing land degradation.

Source: The News on AIR

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