e-Sagu: IT based Personalized Agricultural Extension System

Description: 
The project ‘Building a Cost Effective and Personalized e-Sagu’ aims to develop e-Agri Clinic models for providing personalized agricultural advice to farmers for the major crops such as paddy, cotton, maize, chilli, castor, red gram, ground-nut and aquaculture. The project is providing personalized advice to about 5000 farmers in more than 30 villages in Andhra Pradesh. A revenue model is also being implemented in the project. Value added services viz. making available appropriate pesticides and fertilizers, credit facilities, storage and marketing etc. are being integrated. The project was recently inaugurated by Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Honourable Minister of Information Technology. This has been taken up with IIIT, Hyderabad. Ministry of Agriculture, NGOs, industry, and farmers are participating in this project.
Subject: 
Farmer education, personalized advice, revenue model
Creator: 
Ministry of Agriculture and International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
Language: 
EN
Coverage: 
Andhra Pradesh, India
Type: 
Text
Format: 
Web Page