Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre, New Delhi
An Attached Office under Dept. of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India


Welcome to Mahalanobis National Crop Forecast Centre of Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India. The Centre, named after great Indian Statistician  P. C. Mahalanobis has been established to operationalize the use of space and related technology for better agricultural forecasting and drought assessment. It was inaugurated on 23rd April, 2012 by Hon'ble Agriculture Minister.


NEW Lecture on "NASA LCLUC program" by Dr Garik Gutman, Programme Manager, NASA LCLUC on 27th Nov 2018

NEW Mid-term Review of Pilot Studies of CCE Optimization on 22nd Nov 2018

IIT-Bhubaneswar transferring the knowledge ERFS (Extended Range Forecast System) utilisation for Crop Prediction models. A one-week training programme for MNCFC was inaugurated by Director, MNCFC on 8th Oct, 2018.

MNCFC Stall in Exhibition-cum-Seminar (Sangam) at Farah, Mathura during 6-8 Oct, 2018

Launching of Coordinated Horticulture Assessment & MAnagement using geoiNformatics (CHAMAN)- Phase-II by Add. Secy. (Hort.), DAC&FW, MoAFW, New Delhi on 20th Sep, 2018

CHAMAN Phase-II Work plan discussions with ISRO/DOS, ICAR Centers, IMD, IEG, State Hort. and State Remote Sensing Centers at NRL Auditorium, IARI, Pusa Campus, Delhi on 20th Sep, 2018

Workshop on Pilot Studies for Optimization of Crop Cutting Experiments in PMFBY on 4th Sep, 2018

Lecture on Risk Management by Prof. Bharat Ramaswami, ISI on the occasion of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis Birth Anniversary at MNCFC, New Delhi on 29th June 2018

Glimpse of Fourth International Day of Yoga at MNCFC on 21st June 2018

FASAL Review Meeting held at Arnav Hall, Prithvi Bhawan, MoES, New Delhi on 24th May 2018

Agriculture Master Class for the start ups held at MNCFC on 09th May 2018

MNCFC Foundation Day Observed on 23rd April, 2018 with release of Wall Magazine (Purvika), Newsletter (Krishika) and Intranet Portal (Insight)

National Workshop on CHAMAN Project Review on 11th April, 2018 and Release of Site Suitability Reports by the Secretary, Agriculture on 12th April, 2018

Rabi Pulses National/State Level Forecast (F1) released

Crop Cutting Experiment (CCE) training to Officials and Analysts of MNCFC in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad on 17th April, 2018

Revision of Drought Manual based on 1-day brainstorming meeting of experts at MNCFC


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