Externally funded Research Projects


I) Indo-Russian Joint research project

Name of the funding agencies:

Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and Russian Foundation For Basic Research, Russia

Title of the project:

Development of methods for in-season monitoring of sugarcane crop in Peninsular India using Earth Observations (EO) for precision water and nitrogen management.

II) KIAAR - a JECAM Centre

KIAAR is one of the only two JECAM (Joint Experiment of Crop Assessment and Monitoring) Centres from India. The institute is getting SAR images of RADARSAT-2 that provides high-resolution SAR imagery regardless of light and weather conditions. RADARSAT-2 has a huge imaging capacity allowing users access to data with a reduced chance of conflicts at spatial resolutions ranging from 1 to 100 metres that helps in accurate crop monitoring.


Title of the project:

Smart farming solutions for sustainable agriculture

Name of the funding agencies:

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Bengaluru
University of Horticultural Sciences, UHS Bagalkot


Number of Farmers covered: 2000

Area covered : 5000 acres