Agriculture In India

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Farmer Buddy Vanushree H V#1 1Departmentof Computer Science and Engineering Visvesvaraya Technological University Government Engineering College, Kushalnagar Kodagu District, Karnataka State, India – 571234 1vanushree.vgopal@gmail.com KarthikeyaHebbar H*2 2Department of Computer Science and Engineering Visvesvaraya Technological University Government Engineering College, Kushalnagar Kodagu District, Karnataka State, India – 571234 2hebbarkarthikeya@gmail.com Manasa B M#3 Krishnamurthy V#4 3Department of Computer Science and Engineering 4Department of Computer Science and Engineering Visvesvaraya Technological University Visvesvaraya Technological University Government Engineering College, Kushalnagr…show more content…
Introduction Agriculture in India has a significant history. Today, India ranks second worldwide in farm output. The economic contribution of agriculture to India's (Gross Domestic Product) GDP is steadily declining with the country's broad-based economic growth. Still, agriculture is demographically the broadest economic sector and plays a significant role in the overall socio-economic fabric of India. India is the second largest producer of wheat and rice, the world's major food staples. Now a day’s farmers are facing severe problems as they are less aware of the market price for the crops produced by them. It also includes analyzing weather report, fertilizer cost, about the crops, advices on crops, latest news, updates etc. Farmers were in the clutches of the middlemen and the system benefited neither the farmers nor the consumers. In fiscal year ending June 2011, with a normal monsoon season, Indian agriculture accomplished an all-time record production of 85.9 million tons of wheat, a 6.4 % increase from a year earlier. Rice output in India also hit a new record at 95.3 million tones, a 7 % increase from the year earlier. Indian farmers thus produced about 71 kilograms of wheat and 80 kilograms of rice for every member of Indian population in 2011. The per capita supply of rice every year in India is now higher than the per capita consumption of rice every year in…show more content…
Other recent studies claim India can easily feed its growing population, plus produce wheat and rice for global exports, if it can reduce food staple spoilage, improve its infrastructure and raise its farm productivity to those achieved by other developing countries such as Brazil and China. Hence to avoid these middlemen completely and also to improve the system more effectively we try to introduce a system namely FARMER BUDDY. From this application the thorough facts required for the better yield of crops, weather reports, fertilizer costs, advices related to crops and also to provide the best market price while selling those crops are provided to the farmer’s mobile via SMS in Regional Language i.e. Kannada. Hence the farmers are hugely supported with latest news to understand the current market economy and current events related to agriculture up-to-date. Additionally Farmer Buddy is strengthened with an eminent facet i.e. the application is technologically advanced as an App for the Android mobiles that provides effortless aspects for the farmers to get registered into the application and further view & check the required information’s related to the agriculture with the help of this
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