Union Cabinet Approves “PRITHvi VIgyan” Scheme for Earth System Research

On 5th January, 2024, the Union Cabinet granted approval for the “PRITHvi VIgyan (PRITHVI)” scheme, allocating Rs 4,797 crore for implementation during the period 2021-26, aiming to advance research in Earth system science.

About the Scheme

  • Comprehensive Earth System Scheme: The PRITHVI VIgyan scheme, with a budget of Rs 4,797 crore, seeks to elevate research, modelling, and service delivery in crucial areas such as weather, climate, oceans, and polar regions.
  • Sub-Schemes Integration: PRITHVI incorporates five existing sub-schemes, including Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS), Ocean Services, Modelling Application, Resources and Technology (O-SMART), Polar Science and Cryosphere Research (PACER), ....
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