Railtel - IIT Roorkee Centre of Excellence in Telecom

Co ordinator: Prof Dharmendra Singh & Team

Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee

Satellite Based Agriculture Information System for ICT

Principal Investigator

Dr. Dharmendra Singh
Coordinator, RICET
Professor, Department of ECE,
Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Email: dharmfec@iitr.ac.in, ricte@iitr.ac.in

Objective(s) & Technology Involved

  • To develop agriculture information system with satellite data as input
  • To retrieve real-time information of crops like health, moisture content, disease etc. at district and tehsil level
  • To provide information to end user through cloud service and to make them cost effective and hassle free
  • To develop web based and SMS based service
  • Emphasis on making use of low cost satellite data provided by operational satellites such as Terra/Aqua MODIS, TM, etc.

Salient Features

Satellite data based solution will be having following features:

  • Land Cover Monitoring
  • Change Detection
  • Crop Health/Agriculture Monitoring
  • Soil Moisture Monitoring
  • Real Time Assessment for Decision Making
  • Development of Apps for Mobile
  • Crop Disease Prediction

Working of AIS system

Developed Web Interface for Real-time Crop Monitoring System (α testing)

Classification & Change Detection