Odisha govt to adopt new age technologies to improve farming quality

The new age technologies like blockchain would be used to support the implementation of contract farming


With imprints of technology increasing in agriculture sector, Odisha government is set to adopt new ways to increase the quality of farming and farming products.  In the draft Agricultural Policy of Odisha 2019, the state government aims to promote the  use of IoT (internet of things) sensors to keep the real-time check on the supply and consumption of inputs like seeds, fertilizers and pesticides etc. Similarly, it will initiate measures for setting up technology system for automated grading and sorting of crops using robotics and machine vision.  It  will reduce ...