Agricultural Land

IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd introduced on Wednesday that it has labored with particular person farmers to develop round 25 sensible technology-enabled farms to assist them enhance output, decrease enter prices, and enhance revenue. Smart agriculture options, cattle feed enterprise, agri-tech, and telecom & name centre providers are all served by IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd, a subsidiary of fertilizer cooperative IFFCO.

In these sensible farms, the corporate makes use of sensible applied sciences such because the AWWS (Automated Wireless Weather Station), an IoT-based automated drip irrigation system, soil moisture sensors, and GIS-based distant sensing satellite tv for pc imagery evaluation.

Each of the 25 sensible farms getting used as a ‘Demo Farm’ is as much as 5 acres in dimension. Furthermore, the corporate has 40,000 acres of land beneath mid-layer precision expertise integration, together with distant sensing and data-driven farm advisory providers.

“Our endeavour is to set up islands of excellence where precision farming technologies are deployed across different geographies and crops so that farmers are encouraged to learn and adopt them in their own farms,” mentioned Sandeep Malhotra, MD, IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd. “We want to be known as a ‘house of precision farming,’ providing advanced and beneficial practices to farmers, assisting them in improving crop yield, nutrition, and resource utilization,” Malhotra mentioned.

IFFCO Kisan Sanchar has partnered with Vikas Karanwal and Ateet Gaur to develop sensible farms on their 4 acres of land parcel in Bojnor, Uttar Pradesh. The firm has invested Rs 11 lakh on this farm in Sikandari village, Tehsil-Chandpur, for fencing and expertise deployment.

The Rs 3 lakh operational value shall be cut up evenly between the 2 companions. IFFCO Kisan expects 140 tonnes of sugarcane and 12-13 tonnes of jaggery to be produced at this sensible farm in Bijnor. Jaggery is anticipated to promote for Rs 60-70 per kg, based on the corporate.

In the fourth yr, IFFCO Kisan expects to recoup its funding. The sugarcane crop was sprayed with 14 luggage of urea and 4 luggage of DAP (Di-Ammonium Phosphate), based on the corporate. Farmers sometimes use 5 to six luggage of urea and a pair of to three luggage of DAP per acre of land.

IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd was shaped by a collaboration between Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO), Bharti Airtel, and Star Global Resources Ltd. Green Sim, IFFCO Kisan Agriculture Mobile App, Kisan Call Centre Services, and different providers can be found by the corporate. Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) are additionally being established by IFFCO Kisan Sanchar in numerous states.



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