CRISP-M Tool For Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Scheme Launched
♦ The CRISP-M tool has been launched to combine the climate information in the “Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning” under the MGNREGA and develop climate resilience.
♦ This tool will help fix climate information in GIS-based planning and implement Mahatma Gandhi NREGA (MGNREGA).
♦ CRISP-M tool has created this tool with the help of the British Government and all the stakeholders.
♦ This tool will start up new opportunities for rural communities in dealing with the climate change issue.
CRISP-M Tool Can Be Used In:
♦ Uttar Pradesh
♦ Madhya Pradesh
♦ Odisha and Rajasthan
GIS-Based Plans For Panchayats
♦ The Ministry of Rural Development has prepared “GIS based plans”, which will be implemented across 1.82 lacs Gram Panchayats (68%) out of a total of 2.69 Lacs Gram Panchayats in India.
♦ GIS-based plans will be implemented with the help of Remote Sensing Technology based on the Ridge to Valley approach.