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Dairy Information Services Kiosk and Dairy Portal


  • T.P. Rama Rao


A proof of concept application using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the dairy sector was developed by the Centre for Electronics Governance at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (CEG-IIMA). The application aims at helping the dairy farmers with timely messages and educating them on the care for their milch cattle and enhance the production of quality milk. It also aims at assisting the dairy unions in effectively scheduling and organizing the veterinary, artificial insemination, cattle feed and other related services. The application uses Personal Computers at the milk collection Centres of the Dairy Cooperative Societies (DCS) having connectivity to an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The application includes two components - a Dairy Portal (DP) and a Dairy Information Services Kiosk(DISK). This paper presents IIMA-CEG’s efforts to design and implement the DISK and Dairy Portal.

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  • T.P. Rama Rao, 2010. "Dairy Information Services Kiosk and Dairy Portal," Working Papers id:3269, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3269 Note: Institutional Papers

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    Information and Communication Technology (ICT); Centre for Electronics Governance; dairy farmers; cattle feed;

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