How drones could be the future of Indian agriculture
India’s agricultural sector has not typically kept pace with new technology and largely relies on traditional methods.
But start-ups specializing in drone technology are trying to change that – farm by farm.
These companies encourage farmers to use drones to monitor crop health and spray them with fertilizers and pesticides. The trend comes amid the federal government’s ambitious plan to make India a drone hub by 2030.
The ZooHouseNews’s Arunoday Mukharji traveled to Kancheepuram district in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to understand how farmers are adjusting to using the machine in their fields.
Video by Jaltson Akkanath Chummar and Saraskanth TK