Subsequent to the recognition of Soil Survey as a National Priority in 1947, a need was felt for creating a centralized information warehouse to assimilate, verify and disseminate information on the nature, extent and distribution of soils in the country. Consequently, the Government launched All-India Soil Survey Scheme in 1956, which expanded in 1959 as the All-India Soil and Land Use Survey Organisation (AIS&LUS)....

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The National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning (NBSS&LUP), one among the foremost National Resource Management (NRM) institutes of ICAR is mandated to undertake RD&T activities mainly in soil resource inventory and land use planning at different levels. Other important development of RD&T activities ....

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First QRT (2012-17) meeting held during 31st January and 1st February, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Dr. S.M. Virmani" (Photo 16 to 21)

ICAR- Sponsored training Programme on Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS Applications concludes at ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur" (Photo 1 to 5)

Institute Research Committee (IRC) Meeting held during 4-5 September, 2017 at ICAR-NBSS&LUP,HQrs, Nagpur (Photo 6 to 10)

41th Foundation Day of ICAR-NBSS&LUP to be Celebrated on 6 September, 2017 (Photo 11 to 15)



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