• ISSN: 2010-023X
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2011 Vol.2(4): 276-279 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2011.V2.116

Innovative Agricultural Information Services by ICT Projects in India

Tajdar Mohammad Qaisar, Mohd. Motasim Ali khan, and Dr. Shahid Alam
Abstract—In recent years farmers attitude to access to agricultural information have been changed because of very fast networking of information and communication technology. Especially rural marketing exploring in a new ways as farmers access to market information. Various projects have been developed that integrate ICTs into the dissemination of agricultural information to farmers. This paper discusses a number of innovative projects that utilize ICTs in delivering information to farmers, focusing its analysis on mobile telephony, internet kiosks, like ITC e choupal, Tata kisan kedras etc. internet portals, which has become more widespread in recent years as a means of disseminating agricultural information to farmers and offers various means of providing agricultural information. The objective of the study to evaluate different ICT projects running in India and to provide an overview of the types of services and projects that are in existence or being designed to disseminate information to Indian farmers in a new ways.

Index Terms—Agriculture, Farmers, ICT projects, Information, Innovative.

Tajdar Mohammad Qaisar is with the Department of Agricultural Economics and Business Management, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, tajdarmq@gmail.com.
Mohd Motasim Ali Khan is with the Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, khanmughees@gmail.com.
Dr. Shahid Alam is with the Department of Commerce, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, shahidalig1@gmail.com.

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Cite:Tajdar Mohammad Qaisar, Mohd. Motasim Ali khan, and Dr. Shahid Alam, "Innovative Agricultural Information Services by ICT Projects in India," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.4, pp. 276-279, 2011.

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