Identifying the potential for IT start-up’s to help sustain Agriculture in India during Covid-19
Keywords:AgriTech; Agriculture; start-ups; Covid-19; Technology;
During Coronavirus numerous small ventures have shut down because of which numerous individuals have returned back to their home towns and their lone type of revenue is from cultivating crops in their village. In a difficult time like this Indian start- up’s can help provide employment to this individuals and at the same time gain a profit by using Information Technologies like Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, Mobile Applications and Websites to connect with farmers to help them identify the infestations on the crops and provide adequate solutions and to help them sell the cultivated crops. This paper explores the different ways IT can help boost the Agriculture Sector in India during Covid-19.
How to cite this article:
Varughese RR. Identifying the Potential for IT start-ups to help sustain Agriculture in India during Covid-19. J Adv Res Entrep Innov SMES Mgmt 2021; 4(1): 1-5.
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