About SLUSI

 

Soil and Land Use Survey of India (SLUSI),  an apex organization in the country established in 1958 deals with soil survey and land resource mapping in the country. It is a subordinate field organization under Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare  , Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

 

The SLUSI is a primarily engaged in conducting soil survey of different intensities in order to provide scientific database for developmental programmes encompassing soil and water conservation planning, watershed development, scientific land use planning etc. The database generation of the organization commensurate with the requirement of soil and land use information of various land-based development programmes.

 

The organization is well equipped with  Remote Sensing techniques, Geographic Information System (GIS), Image Analysis along with modern facilities of soil analysis and  cartography  laboratories for acquision of soil and land information and for the development and management of digitial spatial database.It operates soil survey activities from Headquarters at New Delhi through seven Centres located at Noida, Kolkata, Nagpur, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Ranchi.

 

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