“The database, to be completed by June 30, will have satellite imaging of individual farm land so that farmers may be provided advisories based on the kind of land they possess and the crop they grow,” said Vivek Agarwal, joint secretary of newly created Digital Agriculture Division.
Agarwal, also the CEO of PM-Kisan scheme, said the database may be shared with farm technology companies for developing innovative solutions to increase productivity. The database will also help ensure direct benefit transfer (DBT) in the bank accounts of authentic farmers.
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4 Comments on this Story
Sivakrishna T203 days ago
India needs to import Li, Cobal and nickel then manufacture batteries and EVs in India. We need import chip making machines, software from EU & USA, then manufactures chips here. That is the gameplay we need to play. source from allies, that is the theme.
Rajiva Ranjan203 days ago
Excellent idea. Once we have Aadhar linked GIS data of land the Government and industry will able to advise correct farm practices and inputs but will lead to immense use of DBT and thus increasing farmers income and eliminate leakages. Two more steps required are to get bank account for every adult men and women and Broadband connectivity to each of the 6 lakh villagers. This will improve transmission of information, transparency and better service to villagers.
Praveen Jaiman203 days ago
Once this news will reach to the (so called) Secular Forces, they will go to the courts and seek a stay on it, in the name of anything which may be good to the ears of judges and certainly our great judiciary will obliged them.