ANN | New Delhi, 02 June 2021
To digitize agriculture, union agriculture ministry on tuesday signed MoU (memorandum of understanding) with four institutions – Patanjali Organic Research Institute, Amazon Web Services (AWS), ESRI India Pvt. Ltd., Agribazar India Pvt. Ltd.
The MoUs have been signed for pilot project using Kisan Database as adhaar within a period of one year. ESRI will set up and launch “National Agriculture Geo Hub”. Amazon Web Services will create digital services and innovation ecosystem linked with digital agriculture in the agricultural value chain. Agribazar will collaborate with Department of Agriculture for pilot project in 3 States (Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan) to promote digital agriculture. Patanjali will manage agriculture manage and farmer service in 3 districts (Haridwar- Uttarakhand, Hamirpur- Uttar Pradesh and Moraina- Madhya Pradesh).