By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Haridwar, 12 Sep: For the past several decades, Patanjali Yogpeeth has been engaged in research activities in the agricultural sector for good farming practices (GFP’s), organic products and enhancing the livelihood of farmers. Patanjali’s work in digitalisation of agriculture is also getting acceptance at the global level and setting new records with each passing day.
A research article has been published at the global level, in a research journal ‘Smart Agriculture Technology’ (Elsevier, USA), in which Patanjali’s efforts in digitalising agriculture have been appreciated. This signifies the strong presence of Patanjali in the field of Digital Agriculture.
On this occasion, Acharya Balkrishna said that the Government of India is making efforts to digitise agriculture. In lieu of the same, Patanjali has developed the Green Revolution and Annadata App for geo-mapping and geo-tagging of farmers’ agricultural land, information related to the quality of soil of the field, organic fertilisers, improved seeds, pesticides, information related to market and marketing of other agricultural products. A complete solution is provided on one platform.
He said that the research team of Patanjali is working to increase the income of farmers. On one hand, the team of skilled scientists of Patanjali Organic Research Institute is continuously trying to improve agriculture, and on the other side, Patanjali’s information technology team is determined to simplify agriculture. Harit Kranti and Annadata apps are user friendly and very easy to operate. These apps are proving to be a boon for farmers. The Acharya said that Patanjali is proud of its team of scientists.