Indian Agriculture goes Hi-Tech with New Technologies like AI, ML, and IoT

With the advent of AI, Machine Learning and IoT, the ecosystem of agriculture in India will be backed heavily by technology. As India still grapples with the ongoing agrarian crisis, a ray of hope emerges with Agriculture technology taking the reins. For a nation that has maximum livelihood in agriculture, government policies and acceptance of […]

Uttar Pradesh govt aims to support 75 MW farmland solar plants in 2019-20

Under KUSUM scheme, the state government will help farmers in setting up an aggregate 75 MW capacity of grid-connected solar plants—in capacities of up to 2 MW—on their barren or cultivable land. The state of Uttar Pradesh has so far distributed 25,511 solar pumps for irrigation. Under  Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) rural solar […]

Explained: How geographical indication can boost agriculture exports

An increased thrust on agricultural exports is well documented in the Agriculture Export Policy 2018, and is also visible through alterations in the tariffs and non-tariffs measures. India continues to be a net agriculture exporting economy, having a high share of primary commodity exports—rice, shrimps, bovine meat, sugar, tea, spices. Most of its imports are […]