Krishi 24/7, AI-Powered Agricultural News Platform Developed

  • Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (DA&FW) in collaboration with Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
  • Developed Krishi 24/7, the first-ever AI-powered solution for automated agricultural news monitoring and analysis.
  • With support from Google.org.
  • Will aid DA&FW to identify relevant news, generate timely alerts, and take prompt action to protect farmers’ interests and promote sustainable agricultural growth through improved decision-making. 
  • It extracts essential information from news articles, such as headline, crop name, event type, date, location, severity, summary, and source link, ensuring that the ministry receives timely updates on relevant events published on the web.
  • The tool scans news articles in multiple languages and translates them into English. 
  • A similar event tracking and analysis solution for disease outbreaks has been successfully deployed by the institute with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) developed by Wadhwani AI.
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