The Telangana government will before long call for Expression for Fascination (EoIs) in the future just one-two months for the implementation of a five-yr Saagu Baagu (Better Farming) task by deploying technologies alternatives.

The government is on the lookout for partners to demonstrate and create transformation potential of ground breaking technological alternatives alongside the benefit chain in the most important sector.

The Saagu Baagu Venture is remaining led by the Agriculture Section in association with Professor Jayashankar of Telangana State Agricultural College (PJTSAU) IT Section and the Planet Financial Forum.

Crops included

The task will address crops these types of as cotton, chilli and turmeric for the kharif time and groundnut, bengal gram, and paddy for the rabi time.

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“The task shall be implemented on the basic principle – ‘Think Large, Start out Compact, Scale Fast’,” a senior government official said.

This is an result of the AI4AI (AI for Agriculture Innovation) initiative released by the government a yr in the past. The initiative resulted in the identification of 9 frameworks and thirty use situations alongside 4 locations of the agriculture benefit chain – Crop Arranging, Good Farming, Farmgate-to-Fork and Information-pushed Agriculture.

The State government tied up with CSIR India, Planet Financial Forum and a handful of ecosystem gamers, which include start out-ups to tap emerging systems for earning a big difference to the agriculture sector.

The task is aimed at masking just one lakh farmers above 4 crop cycles and create a scalable design.