Current Affairs: Smart agriculture solution won at ITC Infotech Internet of Things (IoT) hackathon


Smart agriculture solution on July 7, 2015 won at ITC Infotech Internet of Things (IoT) hackathon. Smart agriculture solution is an irrigation solution focused on smart agriculture to enable water conservation with optimal crop irrigation. iTech 2015 launched ITC Infotech Internet of Things (IoT) hackathon. The event held at ITC Infotechpark, Bangalore from July 4, 2015 to July 5, 2015. The team of Aditya Bhola, Manoharan Ramasamy, Ravi Sharma and Hansraj won a purse of 2 lakh rupees for their Smart Agriculture project. The other competition categories are Smart Retail, Smart Manufacturing and Smart Supply Chain.

Smart Agriculture

Smart Agriculture is about technology interventions in the Agriculture and Forestry sector which can help unlock true potential by enhancing productivity. From farming equipment, soil composition sensing, to the impact of climate changes, the canvas is vast and ripe for innovation to drive the next wave of growth.

Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a scenario in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.


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