The history of Agriculture in India dates back to Indus Valley Civilization. Even before that, in fascinating places of Southern India. India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs. As per 2018, agriculture has employed more than 50℅ of the Indian workforces and contributed 17–18% to the country’s GDP. According to the latest report, agriculture is the primary source of livelihood for 58% population in India.
In 2016, farming and allied sectors like animal husbandry, forestry, and fisheries accounted for 15.4% of the GDP (gross domestic product), with about 31% of the workforce in 2014. India ranks first in the world with the highest net cropped area, followed by the US and China. The economic contribution of agriculture to India’s GDP is steadily declining with the country’s broad-based economic growth. Agriculture is demographically the broadest economic sector. It plays a significant role in the socio-economic fabric of India.
IoT- Based Sensors
Agritech is to develop innovative internet things based on software. It can track and provide accurate information about the weather quality, and current condition of the soil. IoT solutions, used in the agricultural industry to enable the optimization of farming. Without using much of farmers’ resources and time, providing them with statistics of their crops and field.
Big Data & Blockchain Agricultural Logistics
Logistics in the agriculture field is a big hit or a miss most of the time. Consumers get stuck without being able to know the origin of the vegetables and fruits, thereby strategizing and managing Food Supply at National and regional levels.
Biotech is the main focus of Agritech, and worldwide the main goal is to focus on improving the route of farming crops that not only helps in the development of Crop but also helps in the development of synthetic fertilizers pesticides and other things related to farms.
Farm Maintenance Technology
Agritech brings helps in advancement and innovation to the robotics and automatic machinery field, which helps in increasing the efficiency of agricultural production. As automated machinery can assist in locating and identifying the product precisely correctly, selecting the right one, and harvesting them optimizing water usage for proper growth crops.
Drones And Satellites
Drones and satellites can shape the crop and field to measure the monitor and create a train map. As drone serves a lot of other purposes the usage of drones and satellite allow farmers to cover the vast tracts of land quite easily and quickly.