The department of Agriculture, Maharashtra State initiated the project for recording daily rainfall in the state in year 1998. Initially rainfall data was recorded at tehsil level and subsequently same functionality was extended to circle level from 2013 as GoM has installed rain gauge at every circle.Circle officer sends daily rain data using mobile through SMS. In addition to SMS rain data can be entered directly on the web portal. Various statistical reports are generated and can be compared with normal rainfall and previous year rainfall figures. State map with tehsil boundaries and district maps with circle boundaries show intensity of rain.