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Just 2% farmers use mobile app in field; little IoT post-harvest: Nasscom

90% start-ups and tech firms have solutions focused only on pre-harvest, not on post-harvest which has a higher investment potential due to the presence of big companies

Sops, promises flow as states look to pacify disgruntled farmers
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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
As India looks to scale up use of technology in agriculture, a recent study has found that with just 2 per cent of the cultivators in India using mobile applications for farm-related activities and real-time alerts, adoption of tech solutions such as Internet of Things (IoT) remains at a nascent stage.

It also found almost 90 per cent of the existing start-ups and tech-based companies have solutions that are focused only on pre-harvest operations and not on post-harvest which has a higher investment potential due to the presence of big companies.

In post-harvest operations, the study, Titled, IoT Adoption in

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First Published: May 18 2021 | 3:19 PM IST

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