Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Special Issue 1 (2019)
Role of ICT in agriculture sector
Bhusanar Shatrughn Bhagawan and Singh Ramandeep
Agriculture is known as the primary sector of the Indian economy because of over a 55 per cent of the population adopts agriculture as main occupation and its share to GDP is almost 17 per cent. Indeed a large of Indian economy, agriculture is underdeveloped behind many facts and characterized by low connectivity and dissolution of market, uncertain and late information to the farmers, low land holdings, non adoption or less adoption of improved technology etc. It has become fundamental to explore different ways to keep our farmers updated about modern technologies and relevant information. The advancement and timely dissemination of better personalized technologies specific to different agro-climatic conditions, types of crops, size of holding land, type of soil, and related diseases/pests is the real issue to brazen it out ahead for the agricultural scientists/experts. The up-to-date availability of correct information and its proper use is essential for agriculture. ICT based drive can be taken for propagation of information, transfer of technology, procurement of inputs and selling of outputs in a way so that farmers can be benefitted. It helps to farmer with the timely availability of information and practical solution of the agriculture problems so he can adopt good agricultural practices, make better choices of inputs and to plan the cultivation properly.
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Bhusanar Shatrughn Bhagawan and Singh Ramandeep. Role of ICT in agriculture sector. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1S):665-669.