What is Climate Resilience Information System and Planning Tool?

Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, launched the “Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (CRISP-M) tool” through a virtual event.

Key Points

  • The CRISP-M tool has been launched in order to integrate the climate information in the “Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning” under the MGNREGA.
  • This tool will help in embedding climate information in GIS based planning as well as implementation of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA (MGNREGA).
  • This tool was developed with the help of British Government and all the stakeholders. They supported the Rural Development Ministry in developing the tool.

Significance of the tool

This tool will open up new possibilities for rural communities in dealing with the climate change issue.

Which states can use this tool?

This tool will be used in seven states namely, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Rajasthan, for developing climate resilience.

GIS-based plans for Panchayats

Ministry of Rural Development have prepared “GIS based plans” which will be implemented across 1.82 lacs Gram Panchayats (68%) out of total of 2.69 Lacs Gram Panchayats in India. GIS based plans will be implemented with the help of Remote Sensing Technology, on the basis of Ridge to Valley approach.




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