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Swaminathan launches ICFA Working Group on ICT in Agriculture

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New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 4 2017 IST
Eminent Agriculture scientist Prof MS Swaminathan who is popularly known as the Father of the Green Revolution in India today launched Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) Working Group on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Agriculture here. On the occasion, Prof Swaminathan said for evergreen revolution technological empowerment is necessary with special emphasis on pro-nature, pro-poor and pro-women interventions. He affirmed that this ICFA working group would provide a platform for ICT enabled services and solutions to empower farmers optimise their incomes. Dr M Moni, former DG- NIC, who chaired this working group spelt out the detailed road map for rural digitisation and extending benefits of ICT to farming community.UNI NY SHK 2011

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