Investigating Agricultural Problems in India with Recommended ICT Based Solutions
Vivek Parashar1, Bharat Mishra2
1Vivek Parashar, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, MGCGV, Chitrakoot, India.
2Dr. Bharat Mishra, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, MGCGV, Chitrakoot, India.
Manuscript received on 05 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 18 | Volume-8 Issue-1, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: A1386058119/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: India is a land of farmers with 68.84 percent of the total population of the country living in about six lakh villages. Agriculture is the key to economic development. Agriculture contributes 17 percent of total GDP which provides employment to 60 percent of people. Indian population is growing rapidly with 1.2 percent per annum and become 1.5 billion by 2030.According to global hunger index, we stand at 103 positions in the world. To feed such a large population our current agricultural model needs some refinement. we need to devise ways and methods to overcome these issues faced by agriculture. In this paper, we are going to discuss various agricultural problems with suggested social and technological solutions.
Index Terms: Agriculture, IOT, Precision farming, ICT.
Scope of the Article: IOT