The institute is working with Indian and global startups that are helping farmers with early detection of diseases and advisory to save crops, thus ensuring better income and yield
These insights can be used to adequately plan bio-inputs, farm mechanisation, disbursements of subsidies and procurement.
The company which saw its app user base going up from 1,200 to 2,000 during the Covid lockdown is taking several measures to help and ease lives of people by delivering the needed fresh produce
It is estimated that by 2020, the agritech sector would be at the centre of innovation and will lead India's journey towards overall transformation.
An AgriTech conference was conducted in Visakhapatnam on a large scale to bring modern technology into play in the agri sector, he recalled.
The policy is aimed at doubling farmers' income from the existing Rs 1.28 lakh annual income.