April 22, 2024

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Telangana to call for Expression for Interest for Better Farming project

The Telangana government will soon phone for Expression for Desire (EoIs) in the up coming one-two months for the implementation of a five-12 months Saagu Baagu (Improved Farming) project by deploying technology options.

The government is seeking for companions to demonstrate and create transformation probable of modern technological options along the benefit chain in the principal sector.

The Saagu Baagu Job is staying led by the Agriculture Section in association with Professor Jayashankar of Telangana Point out Agricultural College (PJTSAU) IT Section and the Globe Financial Forum.

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The project will protect crops this sort of as cotton, chilli and turmeric for the kharif season and groundnut, bengal gram, and paddy for the rabi season.

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“The project shall be applied on the theory – ‘Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast’,” a senior government official reported.

This is an end result of the AI4AI (AI for Agriculture Innovation) initiative introduced by the government a 12 months ago. The initiative resulted in the identification of nine frameworks and thirty use conditions along four parts of the agriculture benefit chain – Crop Preparing, Good Farming, Farmgate-to-Fork and Facts-driven Agriculture.

The Point out government tied up with CSIR India, Globe Financial Forum and a several ecosystem players, like start-ups to faucet emerging systems for building a variation to the agriculture sector.

The project is aimed at masking one lakh farmers more than four crop cycles and create a scalable model.