Use technology to transform the agriculture sector : Chandrababu Naidu
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 05-Oct-2017

 
 
New Delhi, October 05: Underlining the importance of technology in the agriculture sector, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said that state administration will take all possible steps to strengthen the agro-based market in the coastal state.

Speaking at the interactive session 'Nourishing the Food System' at World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit 2017 Naidu stated that his government has successfully incorporated the cloud technology to fetch the real-time reports of soil testing. He further expressed that Andhra Government will encourage startups and IT companies for bringing innovation into agriculture sector.

The Chief Minister also announced that his government would team up with international forums like World Bank, World Food Prize, and Melinda Gates Foundation to chalk out the policy for the end product enhancement. He further announced that the state government would be hosting the range of seminars in the month of November in association with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to encourage new innovations in agriculture.