Application of Remote sensing

Remote sensing in India is under the umbrella of the National Natural Resources Management System for which department of space is the nodal agency. The remote sensing now covers diverse fields such as crop aereage and yield estimation, drought warning and assessment, flood control and damage assessment, land use land cover information, agroclimatic planning, waste land management, water resources management, under ground water exploration, prediction of snow melt, runoff management of water shed and command areas, fisheries development, Urban development, Mineral prospecting, forest resources survey etc.