♦ It is a collection of technologies and digital databases focusing on farmers and the agricultural sector.
♦ AgriStack will create a unified platform for farmers to provide end-to-end services across the agriculture food value chain.
♦ It is aligned with the Centre’s Digital India programme, which aims to provide a broader push to digitise data in India, from land titles to medical records.
♦ Each farmer will be assigned a unique digital identification (farmers’ ID) that contains personal information.
♦ At the moment, the majority of farmers in India are small and marginal farmers with little access to advanced technologies or formal credit that could help them increase output and get better prices.