Project Details

 
   

Objectives

  • To enhance the resilience of Indian agriculture covering crops, livestock and fisheries to climatic variability and climate change through development and application of improved production and risk management technologies.  

  • To demonstrate site specific technology packages on farmers’ fields for adapting to current climate risks.

  • To enhance the capacity of scientists and other stakeholders in climate resilient agricultural research and its application.

Output

  • Selection of promising crop genotypes and livestock breeds with greater tolerance to climatic stress.

  • Existing best bet practices for climate resilience demonstrated in 100 vulnerable districts.

  • Infrastructure at key research institutes for climatic change research strengthened.

  • Adequately trained scientific man power to take up climate change research in the country and empowered farmers to cope with climate variability.

Outcome

      Enhanced resilience of agricultural production in vulnerable regions of the country.

        Budget  (Rs in crores)

Head / Component

2010-11

2011-12

Total

Strategic Research

147

99

246

Technology Demonstration

40

30

70

Capacity Building

3

6

9

Sponsored/Competitive Research Grant

10

15

25

Total

200

150

350