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Crop Forecast Coordination Centre(CFCC)

 

 

 

 

CFCC (erstwhile National Crop Forcast Centre) was created at the end of the year 1998 and was set up mainly with the following functions:-

Periodic crop forecasting for major crops, and

Co-ordination and assimilation of various methodologies and technical advancement relating to 

    crop forecasting.

However, over the time, its sphere of activities has been expended to:

  Providing effective unified institutional framework for the entire crop forecasting system in the country involving data flow, assimilation, analysis and dissemination of statistics.

  Periodic crop forecasting for major crops through assimilation of information   generated by the different organizations such as IMD, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast of Ministry of Earth Sciences, Department of Space (DOS), Central Statistics Office(CSO), Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), Field Operations Division of the National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO), the State Agriculture Statistics Authorities (SASAs), State Agriculture Departments etc.

Co-ordination and assimilation of various methodologies and technical advancement relating to crop forecasting.

Central level monitoring of the situation about crop, weather, supply of inputs, pests/diseases and related aspects through the mechanism of Crop & Weather Watch Group in the Department of Agriculture & Cooperation.

Coordinating the proposed projects/scheme on “Development and Application of Extended Range Forecast System for Climate Risk management in Agriculture (ERFS)” and “Forecasting of Agriculture output using Space, Agro-meteorology and Land based observations (FASAL)”.