e-krishi

Description: 
E-Krishi is a Market Driven Agricultural Initiative through IT enabled Agri Business Centres in Kerala State implemented by Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) & Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management - Kerala (IIITM-K) in collaboration with Department of Agriculture. The vision of the project is to establish a connected farmers community throughout Kerala who have access to information on Market Demand, Prices, Good Agricultural practices, Quality Agricultural Inputs supported by a technology enabled robust transaction platform that facilitates all their offline activities. The need to integrate activities from policy making to grass root implementation requires a platform incorporating various Government departments and other stakeholders.The key output from the initiative shall be the facilitation and integration of economic activities of all member stakeholders involved in Agriculture thus enabling conversion of under- performing and non- performing agricultural farms into high yielding farms of quality products in demand. Objectives of the initiative include (i) aggregation of responsive farmer community of about 100,000 with a cumulative farm land of 100,000 hectares cultivating priority crops as determined by the market demand (ii) enrollment of buyers in key markets including manufacturers (iii) enrollment of agricultural input providers : seeds, plantlets, fertilizers, pesticides, technology/methodology providers/consultants, test laboratories and so on. (iv) Warehousing facility providers (v) enrollment of Logistics services support providers (vi) enrollment of Banks & Insurers (vii) Legal, accounting, documentation support (vii) enrollment of establishment of a robust IT enabled platform where the members can seek information, transact and make or receive electronic payments.
Subject: 
Information services, markets, rural community
Creator: 
Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) & Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management - Kerala (IIITM-K) in collaboration with Department of Agriculture.
Language: 
EN
Coverage: 
Kelala, India
Type: 
Text
Format: 
Web Page