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Government of India launches India’s 1st AI solution Krishi 24/7

Utkarsh Classes 07-11-2023
Government of India launches India’s 1st AI solution Krishi 24/7 Government Scheme 3 min read

The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare said that the introduction of Krishi 24/7 addresses the need for an efficient mechanism to identify and manage agricultural news articles of interest to aid timely decision-making. 

About Krishi 24/7

  • Krishi 24/7 was developed by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (DA&FW) in conjunction with the Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Wadhwani AI). 
  • It is the first AI-powered system for automated agricultural news monitoring and analysis, with Google.org support. 
  • Krishi 24/7 will assist DA&FW in identifying pertinent news, creating timely notifications, and acting quickly to defend farmers' interests.
  • The institution has successfully deployed a comparable event tracking and analysis system for disease outbreaks in collaboration with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). 
  • This cutting-edge AI-powered technology is intended to change the way we stay up to date on agricultural news and make educated judgements. 

Significance of Krishi 24/7

  • Krishi 24/7 is the first AI-powered solution for agricultural news monitoring and analysis, and it promises to revolutionise the way we keep updated about agricultural issues. 
  • It empowers agricultural decision-makers and protects farmers' interests while fostering long-term agricultural progress. 
  • The Krishi 24/7 is an important step towards a more efficient and adaptive agricultural news monitoring system.
  • The technology will assist the department in finding important news, generating timely notifications, and taking immediate action to safeguard farmers' interests and promote sustainable agricultural growth through enhanced decision-making.
  • The programme searches for and translates news stories in several languages. 
  • It pulls critical information from news items such as the headline, crop name, event type, date, location, severity, summary, and source link, ensuring that the ministry receives timely alerts on pertinent web occurrences.

About Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

  • Foundation: 1947
  • Minister in charge: Narendra Singh Tomar (Union Minister)
  • Headquarters: New Delhi

FAQ

Answer1. The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare introduced the Krishi 24/7 solution.

Answer2. Krishi 24/7 is the first AI-powered system for automated monitoring and analysis of agricultural news.

Answer3. Krishi 24/7 has been developed through collaboration of DA&FW, Wadhwani AI, and Google.org.

Answer4. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar is the Minister of Agriculture and farmer Welfare.

Answer5. The headquarters of the Minister of Agriculture and farmer Welfare is located in New Delhi.
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