Odisha Rainfall Monitoring System


Rainfall is an important indicator for monitoring crop situation in a drought/Flood year. Prediction of a drought like situation and early warning required to be issued to farmers/public as early as possible to face a natural calamity. Analysis of rainfall is also required for long term agricultural planning. For this purpose a comprehensive database of the Rainfall with timely collection from the Rain recording stations and immediate analysis is necessary. Orissa Rainfall Monitoring System is an effort to transform the existing manual system to a technology based online system. Achievements 1. Comprehensive Database of Rainfall 2. Reduced the time and cost of communication 3. Reduced man-hours in collection and compilation of data 4. Web application helped in Data sharing as and when required 5. G2G & G2C Application 6. Selected as DataQuest E-Gov Champion 2008 (Special Jury Award) (East) Benefits (a)Generation of various Reports on mouse click for in-depth analysis and better management at Station, District & State level (b) Daily, Weekly, Monthly Reports (c)Deviation from Normal and Meteorological drought Report (d)Generation of Bar Graphs for Graphical Analysis (e)Rain intensity Indicator Report (f)Reports downloadable in Excel This application is successfully working and used by Special Relief Commissioner, ORSAC , Agriculture Dept and all the RainGuage stations of Odisha .

Contact Details

CVK Maruti Rao

 CVK Maruti Rao, Scientist-B,

National Informatics Centre

District Unit,Collectorate Building, Balangir



05552232701(O), 9438283256(M)