Digital Technology in Indian Agriculture

  • Use of Digital Technology  in Agriculture include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Block chain Technology, Internet of Things etc.
  • Major technology in Indian Agriculture include: –
      1. Development of Kisan Suvidha mobile application for Weather; Market Prices; Plant Protection; input Dealers (Seed, Pesticide, Fertilizer) Farm Machinery; extreme weather alerts; Soil Health Card; Cold Storage & Godowns; Veterinary Centres and Diagnostic Labs.
      1. Development of ‘Farm Machinery package for Different Agro-Climatic Zones in India’ mobile application,
      2. Development of ‘My Ciphet’ mobile application to help farmers to get precise information regarding the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)
      3. Development of mKisan Portal for sending advisories on various crop through SMSs.
      1. Launching of e-National Agriculture Market initiative to provide farmers an electronic online trading platform.
      2. Introduction of Soil Health Card Scheme to assist State Governments in providing Soil Health Cards to all farmers across the country once in a cycle of 2 years about nutrient status of their soil.
      3. The Government has also set up 713 Krishi Vigyan Kendras and 684 Agricultural Technology Management Agencies at district level for implementation of technologies among farm community.