The Telangana governing administration will before long phone for Expression for Desire (EoIs) in the next a person-two months for the implementation of a five-yr Saagu Baagu (Far better Farming) task by deploying engineering remedies.
The governing administration is on the lookout for companions to confirm and build transformation opportunity of revolutionary technological remedies alongside the benefit chain in the key sector.
The Saagu Baagu Challenge is remaining led by the Agriculture Office in affiliation with Professor Jayashankar of Telangana Point out Agricultural University (PJTSAU) IT Office and the Globe Financial Discussion board.
The task will address crops these as cotton, chilli and turmeric for the kharif season and groundnut, bengal gram, and paddy for the rabi season.
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“The task shall be executed on the basic principle – ‘Think Huge, Commence Compact, Scale Fast’,” a senior governing administration official said.
This is an result of the AI4AI (AI for Agriculture Innovation) initiative launched by the governing administration a yr back. The initiative resulted in the identification of nine frameworks and 30 use cases alongside 4 spots of the agriculture benefit chain – Crop Setting up, Clever Farming, Farmgate-to-Fork and Data-driven Agriculture.
The Point out governing administration tied up with CSIR India, Globe Financial Discussion board and a couple ecosystem gamers, like get started-ups to faucet emerging systems for creating a change to the agriculture sector.
The task is aimed at masking a person lakh farmers in excess of 4 crop cycles and establish a scalable model.