Krishi Ghar is an platform created by ICTAN which includes members from Information Technology and Agriculture. Krishi Ghar is an emerging ICT based application which aimed at providing information related to agriculture, farming practices from a relevant source in right time. The platform provides various information regarding farming mostly from the governmental bodies on real time basis.
Now, Krishi Ghar is providing services through Android application namely “Krishi Ghar” where farmer can select the crop of his choice and his area/district. On the basis of season of crop growth farmer can get information within a few touch. The user friendly design with use of native Nepali language for information dissemination has made it promising platform for adopting new way of information sharing.
Recently, this android application has been nominated in ” World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) Project Prizes 2015″ in category “C7″. ICT Application: E-Agriculture”. The WSIS Project Prizes 2015 contest provides the platform to identify and showcase the success stories and models that could be easily replicated, to empower the community at the local level.
Prize winner is slated to be declared during the WSIS Prize 2015 to be held on May 25-29, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Consider some of your time voting this innovation led by group of Nepalese students which could help to shape and take it to a next level.
To vote the application please go through the link: http://groups.itu.int/stocktaking/WSISProjectPrizes.aspx#home
The deadline for voting is May 1, 2015.
Voting procedures might be little complicated, Please go through the video which explains detail procedure.
Interested to Know more about Krishi Ghar, here are some of the showcases in AgriYouthNepal:
ICT tools for Agri-Entrepreneurs : #NYFAED15 session