AI Farming Innovation in Baramati: Sharad Pawar's Vision

Sharad Pawar announced plans to discuss the use of AI technology in farming in the upcoming Parliamentary session. Highlighting Baramati's pioneering efforts, he emphasized AI's potential in increasing sugarcane production and effective water management. Collaborations with Oxford University and Microsoft are already underway.

PTI | Pune | Updated: 22-06-2024 20:40 IST | Created: 22-06-2024 20:40 IST
AI Farming Innovation in Baramati: Sharad Pawar's Vision
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Sharad Pawar has announced intentions to bring the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in agriculture to the fore in the upcoming session of Parliament. Speaking alongside his brother Prataprao Pawar and Lok Sabha member Supriya Sule, the veteran politician underscored AI's transformative potential for farming practices.

Pawar, a former Union agriculture minister, highlighted Baramati — represented by his daughter Supriya Sule in the Lok Sabha — as the first Indian constituency to introduce AI in agriculture. He elaborated on the benefits of AI, particularly its ability to boost sugarcane production at lower costs.

Moreover, Pawar mentioned that AI could revolutionize water and rainwater management in agriculture. He revealed collaborations with Oxford University and Microsoft aimed at advancing this technology in farming, signaling Baramati's emerging status as a hub for agricultural innovation.

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