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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Training Programme for Students of D.Y. Patil College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Kolhapur - 1-30 June, 2018 (Photo 21 to 25)

2nd Meeting of Research Advisory Committee (RAC) held during 8-9 June,2018 at ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur (Photo 16 to 20)

Training programme on "Soil Survey & Soil Classification" for M.Sc. (Soil Science) Students of BHU, Varanasi – 14-26 May, 2018 (Photo 11 to 15)

Dr. Cecile Gomez, Scientist, French Research Institute for Development, Montpellier, France visiting and interacting with Scientists & Technical Officers of ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur on 3rd April, 2018 (Photo 6 to 10)

Model Training Course on “Advance Geospatial Technologies in Natural Resource Management in Changing Climate Scenario” 5-12 October, 2018 (Photo 1 to 5)



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