Sarat Vemulapalli San Jose State U, United States of America
The team is diversified with experience from different professional backgrounds and unified by the common passion to work towards rural development through agriculture as in building a rural development solution based on cloud services, engineering implements and communication tools that will make farming practices well informed choices at all levels.
Farming is an age old profession and like any other field innovation has been done in this field also with technology and techniques coming into play to provide solutions. However, there are two issues here which need to be addressed– 1. Two way communication of the farmers and agri-expert’s inputs has not been established yet. This does not let both the parties provide feedback on inputs, much like a Doctor who is writing his prescription in a library and the patient looks it up without direct monitoring. 2. Farmers do not get a direct line of understanding of the consumer or input industry - market scenario, that lets most of the produce in India to get wasted or not get the right kind of price possible or the right inputs possible. This effects complete crop cycle management, pre crop cycle issues, and post crop market issues.