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Meghdoot App

Posted on : 01 Jan 2020

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  • The Ministry of Earth Sciences and Ministry of Agriculture have launched a mobile application MEGHDOOT that will provide location, crop and livestock-specific weather-based agro advisories to farmers in local languages.
  • The app would provide information in the form of images, maps and pictures. It has been integrated with WhatsApp and Facebook as well to help farmers share advisories among themselves.
  • It has been developed by experts from the India Meteorological Department and Indian Institute of Tropical meteorology and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  • It will provide forecast relating to temperature , rainfall and humidity and wind speed and direction, which play critical roles in agricultural operation and advisories to the farmers on how to take care of their crops and livestock

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements about the MeghdootApp
    1.It is launched by Ministries of Earth Sciences and Agriculture.
    2.It will play a critical role in agriculture operation and will advise farmers on how to take care of their crops.
    3.It is available in local languages.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 and 3 only

    3.1 and 3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 1, 2 and 3

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