The Indian agriculture industry has long been the backbone of the Indian economy. Which has now become a non profitable affair for the small and marginalised farmers,giving rise to large scale despair, pain and agony. According to studies, 54.6% of the Indian population is engaged in agriculture and allied activities (census 2011) while the contribution to the country's Gross Value Added accounts to 17 per cent.
But amidst all of that, lie farmer cries over the rising challenges in the agriculture industry. While government promises tall claims, Indian startups are looking at solving one issue at a time.
We spoke to entrepreneurs about how technology has made an impact on the agriculture industry and the advancements that could bring about a positive change.
Read the full article to hear what they had to say.