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GEO-SPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR HORTICULTURE (HORTI-GIS) FOR WAYANAD DISTRICT

                     90 percent of the total cropped area in Kerala has been occupied by horticultural crops. The sector has started attracting entrepreneurs for taking up horticulture as a commercial venture. Comprehensive information is necessary for the proper management of horticultural resources. Remote Sensing technique and GIS plays a significant role in the improvement of the present system of acquiring and generating horticultural data. The Project "Development of Horticulture Geo-Information System (Horti-GIS) for Wayanad district" aims towards this direction

OBJECTIVES
1.Generation of Spatial map of marketing outlets and existing stalls.
2.Accessibility to the market from production site.
3.Generation of data base on Horticulture Data.
4.Identification of cultivable areas for unconventional, high value crops.
5.Suitability of waste land for Horticulture Development.
6.Development of integrated Information System in GIS platform.
PROJECT TEAM
P.K Mohanthy,I.A.S,Director (Chief Co-ordinator)
Dr.B.Ramesh Kumar(Project Investigator)
Sinu V.I(Project Fellow)
Hareesh R.S(Programmer)
Ratheesh G.S,Bindhu(Field Assistant)

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