Agriculture Technology in India

Alternative Perspectives

Agritech Start-ups: The ray of hope in Indian agriculture

More than half of India’s population depends on agriculture as a primary source of livelihood. The agricultural sector contributes ~20% to the national GDP. The export market for agricultural products is vast; agricultural product exports amounted to Rs. 2,84,000 crore (US$ 38.54 billion) in FY19-20. Read More

Grassroots Initiatives

FOODPRINT™ – Digitising agriculture for a safer, transparent, and traceable food supply chain

In India, the adoption of Agritech is driven by consumer preference, climate conditions, urbanisation, and water shortage. Several areas of the agriculture segment have faced difficulties, such as volatility in input prices, limited access to technology for efficient cropping, non-availability of large-scale testing, supply chain technology, output market linkage, and inability to attain financing at the right time. Jivabhumi agritech platform connects farmers directly with institutional buyers and consumers, which helps in promoting supply chain technology and improving output market linkage. Read More

Data and Trends

IN THE NEWS

Agritech startups leveraging sustainable farming options

According to one estimate, if all agricultural land in India were used for protective farming, the market would be worth USD 6 billion.
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AgNext joins hand with Govt for integration of agritech services with e-NAM platform

The partnership will enable 17.6 million farmers and other stakeholders registered with the eNAM platform to directly avail advanced tech services provided by AgNext. Read More

Agritech Startup Gramophone Aims To Clock Overall GMV Of INR 1000 Cr In FY23

The company, which forayed into offline retail this year, already has 5000 stores up and running across key geographies.
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Agritech is boosting India’s farming landscape in the 21st century

For millennia, Indian farms and farmers have persevered in the face of persistent difficulties, with new ones appearing every few decades.
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EVENT

International Conference on Renewable, Environment and Agriculture (ICREA) | 15th Aug 2022 | Mysuru, India

ICREA aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Renewable, Environment and Agriculture related areas. Read More

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