Government of India has decided to launch a Central Sector Scheme titled, 'Strengthening / Promoting Agricultural Informatics & Communications' of which one component is AGRISNET. The objective of AGRISNET is to provide improved services to the farming community through use of ICT.
Implementation Strategy :
The AGRISNET Project will be implemented in a projectised mode, i.e., funds under AGRISNET will be provided to the State/ UT governments or to autonomous bodies identified by the State/Union Territory Governments on the basis of specific project proposals submitted for the prupose.
Agrisnet services and it's goal :
1. Providing information to farmers on inputs so that they get alerted on quantity on the input and its supply chain.
2. Providing information of Govt. schemes implemented in the state.
3. Providing recommendations based on soil test results and reduce indiscriminate use of fertilizers soil health.
4. Updates farmers on latest technology in Agriculture sector for improved productivity and quality farmers.
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