(GIST OF KURUKSHETRA) Benefits of Digitalisation:

(GIST OF KURUKSHETRA) Benefits of Digitalisation:


Benefits of Digitalisation:

  • “Digital India” was launched on 1st July 2015 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to make the government services available electronically and in a digital medium. The overall thrust of the programme is to enhance digital and technology infrastructure while streamline and increase internet speeds. However, the main focus is to transform Indio’s rural areas to make them more resource-oriented and digitally strong. Once the village or the rural area is wired up following benefits would surely flow:

To Get Skilled: 

  • Today, more than education in the school and learning books, skills and talent are important. With the activation of internet facility new skills sets from different e-learning courses to accessing large number of books etc could be done with touch of a key.

Transform their way of working: 

  • Manual work continues to be the mainstay of rural areas which consumes a lot of time, money and data breach risks. This manual work and process need to be transformed into an automated process which can be done by widespread digitization through the medium of a software.

Digitalisation of Education: 

  • Education can be imparted with relative ease and efficiency via digitalisation. This process via digital access is not only cheap and effective but also make it available to a larger mass of audience regardless of the terrain.

To Ensure Safely and Security: 

  • Digital technology also helps in providing safety and security. For example, CCTV via sensory and alarm-based systems could be implemented by intelligent systems that help in analysing the data and generate outcomes accordingly.

Digitalisation of Agriculture: 

  • This entails increasing use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to support the transmission of localized information and services. This method has been proved useful in making farming socially, economically and environmentally sustainable, and at the same time, contributing to the delivery of nutritious and cheaper food for the population.

Mobile apps: 

  • Mobile apps and other agriculture-based information would speed up its outreach to the farming community and could be a final game-changer in the long run.
  • Transportation: 
  • Transportation of agri produce is critical and an indispensable component of the supply chain. In order to produce food, farmers need certain resources, such as seed, fertilisers, pesticides, packaging materials, and many others. It is crucial in the sense that If the transport system is managed efficiently then forming becomes successful and profitable.

Valuable Platform: 

  • Under current context when the country struggles to come out of the ongoing pandemic and lift the lockdown restrictions, launch of “Kisan Rath” is seen as a valuable platform in ensuring uninterrupted supply linkages between farmers, warehouses, FPOs, APMC mandis and intra-Stale and inter-State buyers. Besides, this app will be helpful in reducing food wastage by offering timely services, and provide better prices for the perishable commodities.



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