13-22 June 2016, Hyderabad
A ten-day training programme on Big Data Analytics in Agriculture was organized at ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad during 13-22 June 2016. The programme was sponsored by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India
Prof. D Janakiram, Head, Dept. of Computer Science, IIT, Chennai, Chief guest of the valedictory function (22nd June 2016 ) reiterated that Indian Agricultural Research System should adopt big data analytics to generate precise predictions which helps in providing holistic solutions to agricultural problem and useful advisories to the farmers.
The objective of the programme was to train the participants in Big Data Analytics with applications in agriculture
Forty participants including scientists, business managers, professionals, young entrepreneurs and students from different parts of the country participated in the training programme.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)