How ESDS Famrut Digital Platform is Helping Farmers Increase Yield

by | Oct 24, 2021

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October 22: ESDS Software Solution Limited, a leading Managed Cloud Service and end-to-end multi-Cloud requirements provider in India, today launched its digital platform ‘Famrut at their Nashik Data Center. The key objective of Famrut is to assist the farmers in extracting maximum yield & thereby revenue from their piece of land by connecting them with relevant stakeholders in the agricultural ecosystem. Through this platform, the company aims to deliver farming solutions to farmers across the nation.

Insufficient resources, lack of direct access to the markets, unpredictable weather conditions that affect crops production, and the hours of manual labor that go into the process are few difficulties faced by a majority of the farmers. ESDS’s Famrut will enable farmers to connect with agronomists of their choice, accessibility to banking & insurance products, markets, and crop and cattle management, logistics and solutions help with farming.

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Piyush Somani, Managing Director and Chairman, ESDS Solutions at the launch of Famrut – Agri tech app in India

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Piyush Somani, Managing Director and Chairman, ESDS, said, “I am very proud of the entire team at ESDS for developing Famrut. This app has been designed keeping in mind the needs of the farmers and how we can help solve them.” Piyush further said that “Famrut is a solution for our farmers. We are a technology-driven company, and it has been our constant endeavor to use technology. Famrut is our first step in the agri-tech sector, and we aim at helping the farmers, co-operative societies, as well as the government through this initiative.”

Sharing his views on the occasion, Mr. Kishore Shah, Head – SPOCHUB, said, “Our team has worked hard for developing Famrut, and we all are thrilled today to see this product finally getting launched. Famrut is aimed at being a helpful tool for our farmers. Our aim is to simplify the farmers’ jobs in their field using technology and attempt to increase their income through the ecosystem. Famrut is developed to meet their needs. With research on the ground, inputs from various specialists in the agriculture sector, and a mix of digital technology, Famrut has been created.”

To know more about Famrut, visit: https://famrut.co.in/

Also see

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