LTIMindtree, a global provider of digital solutions and technology consultancy, announced that it and Farmers Edge have opened the Farmers Edge Innovation Lab (FEIL) in Mumbai.
With the help of Fairfax Digital Services, this innovation hub is going to completely transform Indian agriculture. FEIL will achieve early wins and measurable outcomes by fusing cutting-edge AgTech with international digital solutions experience, setting the groundwork for growing generative AI initiatives.
Speaking on the occasion, Vibhore Arora, CEO of Farmers Edge, expressed, “We are thrilled to lead such an incredible initiative for India’s agriculture with LTIMindtree. This is more than just an innovation hub, FEIL-Mumbai will provide the necessary support to the agricultural revolution, creating sustainable and efficient, data-driven solutions tailored to the specific needs of Indian farmers.”
Farmers Edge provides unmatched insights to farmers and industrial clients through remote sensing and agronomic modelling. FEIL and LTIMindtree will connect North America and India through expertise and knowledge sharing. LTIMindtree’s GenAI, IOT, Automation, and Drones will improve farming in the country to increase crop yields and lower input costs. This innovation centre signals a new era in Indian agriculture, where technology and tradition will work together to prosper in the fields.
Nachiket Deshpande, Whole-Time Director & COO, LTIMindtree said, “At LTIMindtree, our efforts to build solutions are always focused on fostering an ecosystem where ideas and innovations flourish. With the launch of this innovation lab, our best talent and technology will revolutionise sustainable farming in India.”
The goal of FEIL is to empower and educate farmers in India by offering customised solutions that increase yields, lower costs, and guarantee a profitable and sustainable future for Indian agriculture.
“Creative Innovation Lab is a great step forward to bring global technology in India to support sustainable farming practices and enhancing farmers’ yield. Aligned with UN SDG Goal #2, Farmers Edge (a Fairfax Company) and LTIMindtree are poised to uplift the food supply chain, keeping sustainability at heart. As a Co-Chair of G20 Startup 20 Sustainability Task Force, I am very pleased to witness how digital technology is truly creating an impact on the ground, quite literally,” said Sanjay Tugnait, President, and CEO of Fairfax Digital Services.
About Farmers Edge
Global leaders in digital agriculture include Farmers Edge. Its goal is to build the most extensive digital platform in the world, enabling stakeholders throughout the ecosystem to be connected and empowered. They prioritise innovation in everything they do and have a strong love for sustainable farming.
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