India is going digital in every sector at a remarkable speed. The launch of ‘Digital India’ by the government has ensured that the process is accelerated. Considering the fact that the livelihoods of 58% of rural households still rely on agriculture, it was only a matter of time before agriculture too became digital.
In 2015, India had about 320 million people residing in rural areas using mobile phones. This makes the phones the easiest mode of communication and the best platform for the exchange of information. Taking leverage of this data, the government, as well as the private sector, introduced agriculture apps for the benefit of farmers, to provide them with education, knowledge and support.
Following are seven agriculture apps that can prove very beneficial to the farmers.