Innovation in AgricultureNano Ganesh : Innovation in AgricultureNano Ganesh Road To Ideas
Team Aditya College
Gwalior Amrita Kaur Priyank Kohli
Prankul Garg Romit Khemani Needs for Reform in Agriculture sector : Needs for Reform in Agriculture sector The performance of Agriculture in India is important as the sector not only contributes to overall growth of the economy but also provides employment and food security to majority of the population in the country.
Agriculture sector is the backbone of country’s development and lifeline for 65 percent of the population based in rural areas and approximately more than 58 percent of the population still dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. Problems Faced by Farmers : Problems Faced by Farmers Farmer Night walks Rains Wild Animals Irregular power supply Scorching Heat Slide 4: NANO GANESH-BEST SOLUTION FOR FARMERS REQUIREMENT Nano Ganesh "- A revolutionary electronic device manufactured by Ossian Agro Automation, a company working in the field of rural automation, since last 15 years.
Nano Ganesh is an electronic interface device. It is connected to the electro-mechanical starter of the motor.
Nano Ganesh is an appropriate irrigation technology for rural farmers. Illiterate farmers can also use this easily
It is a GSM Mobile based remote control system exclusively for the use with water pump sets in agriculture areas.
The need of Nano Ganesh arised from the routine problems faced by the farmers in operating the pumps. How it works : How it works Operation : A farmer simply calls a mobile phone placed in a starter panel and punches a particular code for switching the pump on/off from any distance.
Nano Ganesh gives tone feedback of water is being pumped up or availability of an electricity & even low voltage at the pump. Hence, no language barrier at all.
Simple & easy to use – Even an illiterate person or farmer or a local electrician can install it with the help of an operating manual and CD.
Compatible with the existing Starter and pump system. FEATURES : FEATURES Water pump can be controlled from any distance by a mobile or land line phone.
A mobile network is essential near the water pumps.
One can check availability of the power supply at the pump end.
One can check the load on / off status by a simple audio tone.
Automatic Mode / Remote Mode Available.
Provision of memory for storing the on and off commands. Awards And Achievements : Awards And Achievements Grand Winner in Calling All Innovators by Forum Nokia in Barcelona, 2009.
Nominee for GSMA Global Mobile Award by Mobile World Congress for worlds best mobile applications for social and economic use, 2010 ( Among top 7) Awards And Achievements : Awards And Achievements MCCIA's Parkhe Industrial Merit Award in 2009, Pune, India.
Villgro Winner of Wantrapreneur Award in the best business competition in 2009 in Water category held in Chennai. Awards And Achievements : Awards And Achievements Mr. Engineer Award and citation from The Institution of Engineers, Pune, 2009. INNOVATION SAND BOX : INNOVATION SAND BOX CAPACITY TO SCALE UP : CAPACITY TO SCALE UP 58 percent of Indian population is dependent on agriculture and this innovation can be scaled up to other parts also to extend its benefits.
In Punjab there are 1.7 million. official agriculture water pump connections, so it is a ideal market for Nano Ganesh. Ensures Social Equity : Ensures Social Equity As farmers can ensure a timely water supply for their crops it will help them to make more money and live a good life.
This innovation helps the farmers get a equitable space in society. Economical Rate : Economical Rate Nano Ganesh is available at Rs.2800 plus taxes which is a very economical to farmers as compared to the solutions it provide to them.
Mobile handsets used in it are also of low rates which is affordable. Slide 15: Thank you …