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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Indian Agriculture

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  • Deepak Kumar

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The Indian agricultural sector is leveraging the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to disseminate the right information at the right time. The cost factor in face-to-face information dissemination and the difficulties in reaching the target audiences have necessitated the introduction of ICT in agriculture. This article discusses the different models related to ICT in Indian agriculture like, Kisan call centers, The Gyandoot project, Bhoomi project, Village knowledge centers, and AGMARKNET. In the end, the article discusses the barriers and the outlook of ICT in Indian agriculture.

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  • Deepak Kumar, 2005. "Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Indian Agriculture," General Economics and Teaching 0503002, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0503002 Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 3
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