- Agroclimatic regional planning in India was initiated in 1988 by the planning commission.
- Under the 7th Five year plan.
- It came into force on the basis of agro-climatic factors for balanced regional growth.
- The planning aims at the scientific management of regional resources to meet the food, fiber, fodder, and fuelwood without adversely affecting the status of natural resources and the environment.
- The agroclimatic factors are rainfall, temperature, soil topography, cropping and farming system, and water resources.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020