The Telangana government will shortly contact for Expression for Interest (EoIs) in the upcoming a person-two weeks for the implementation of a five-year Saagu Baagu (Greater Farming) project by deploying know-how answers.

The government is on the lookout for companions to show and create transformation probable of innovative technological answers together the benefit chain in the principal sector.

The Saagu Baagu Job is currently being led by the Agriculture Department in affiliation with Professor Jayashankar of Telangana Point out Agricultural University (PJTSAU) IT Department and the Environment Financial Discussion board.

Crops included

The project will cover crops such as cotton, chilli and turmeric for the kharif time and groundnut, bengal gram, and paddy for the rabi time.

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“The project shall be carried out on the theory – ‘Think Massive, Start Small, Scale Fast’,” a senior government official explained.

This is an result of the AI4AI (AI for Agriculture Innovation) initiative introduced by the government a year ago. The initiative resulted in the identification of 9 frameworks and 30 use circumstances together 4 places of the agriculture benefit chain – Crop Organizing, Sensible Farming, Farmgate-to-Fork and Info-driven Agriculture.

The Point out government tied up with CSIR India, Environment Financial Discussion board and a few ecosystem players, which include start out-ups to tap emerging systems for making a distinction to the agriculture sector.

The project is aimed at covering a person lakh farmers over 4 crop cycles and make a scalable model.