Agreement on Skill Strengthening of Agricultural Activities

6:10 PM, Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Bc PateelBengaluru : The Karnataka government has initiated a major initiative to develop smart farms to strengthen the skills of the agricultural sector with the Department of Agriculture in partnership with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence India Company.

The agreement was signed Karnataka Agri department with Sridhar Dharmarajan, Managing Director of Hexagon Company, at the Vikasa soudha Auditorium.

Speaking on the occasion, Agriculture Minister BC Patil said that Karnataka has taken a major step in the development of agriculture and is ranked first in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream is to fulfill this important agreement by the state government to complement the project of doubling the income of the farmers.During the time of the late Chief Minister B.S Yeddyurappa, agreement was initiated with the Hexane Company. With the guidance of the Chief Ministers, the consent was obtained from the Finance Department. The government has taken a second step by making an agreement.700 crores rs. worth of Agreement for Skill Development in Agricultural Activities. With this agreement, 7 CIDSA centers will be set up in four agri-universities in the state, including in Bangalore, Chamarajanagar, Shimoga, Dharwad, Vijayapura, Hanumanamatti and Gangavti.

What’s the deal: How Hexagon will help in agricultural universities:
CIDSA Centers will train farmers, students, entrepreneurs and scientists over a period of 3 years through the future skills, modern technology and advanced engineering technology, demonstration and learning required for the future of modern agriculture. The company’s inventive technologies, from the precise use of machine tools to the use of artificial intelligence, to the use of robotic, developed data wisely, are designed to make field-level farming activities more precise.

The new project aims to bring field-level practical skills in agriculture and the curriculum to meet local demand by improving field-level practical topics such as soil, climate, local field practices and training coaches to create a positive environment for rural living and harmony with villagers and agricultural entrepreneurs. Opening laboratories at CIDSA centres are designed to support sustainable and sustainable development of agriculture, using modern drone technologies, such as precision farming, automation in agriculture, design and manufacture of agronomy, agro-machinery, and modern drone technologies.

Smart farms can use state-of-the-art technology to increase quality production in a globally competitive manner, making the state’s agriculture more profitable. These centers will continue to innovate in agriculture, promote agriculture innovations, create small to very small, medium and large enterprises and undertake complementary research projects. They also serve to increase investment in agriculture in the state.

Hexagon Company Managing Director Sridhar DharmarajanDept ACS Rajkumar Khatri, BY Srinivas, Director of Agriculture, were present at the agreement.

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