AIP Showcases its Mobile Solution in the 8th National Conference of KVKs in Bengaluru
October 24, 2013 | Bengaluru
AIP’s e-learning and mobile solutions implementation team presented the transformative potential that its mobile solution (AIP Mobile) holds for extension professionals in improving farm productivity and farmers’ income. Presented during the 8th National Conference of KVKs in Bangalore on October 24 2013, the solution was appreciated by over five hundred KVK extension professionals who attended the session that was presided over by policy makers from ICAR, NAIP, Ministry of Agriculture and Govt of India, among others. There was an encouraging feedback from the stakeholders on adapting the tool.

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The hand-held solution will enable the extension workers to access information on various farmer intervention aspects like accessing complete agronomic information on farmers in the database; remote crop management (RCM) for timely technical assistance; good agricultural practices (GAP) demonstration through embedded videos in the field without the need for internet connectivity; and real-time field survey through the hand-held device.

Using the highly scalable solution with convenient offline capabilities, field level university extension staff can now conveniently access general information on the farmers in their target region; details of their land holding including field shape and size; micro-credit/insurance interventions; soil fertility information; crop Information including sowing, harvesting and inter-cropping; adoption and impact of crop varieties/hybrids developed by the universities; current agronomic practices; pest/disease information; training, demonstration and intervention history and much more.

The field survey application is one of the most convenient tools that will enable the extension executive to follow the field boundaries to automatically capture the size, shape and geo-coordinates of the plot for direct upload to a central database when wireless connectivity is available or it can be saved and uploaded from the extension office later.

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