Mr. Nikhil Toshniwal

Mr. Nikhil Toshniwal |Clyto Access

Founder, FarmGuide, India

Keynote Speaker

Expertise: Information and Communication Technology, Data Science, Farmer Welfare

Biography:

Mr. Nikhil is the founder of FarmGuide; a data driven Agri-tech start up, head quartered in Gurgaon, his objective being "to bring digital revolution in Indian Agriculture Sector using information and communication technology and data science for farmer welfare and to make Indian agricultural sector globally competitive". FarmGuide is dealing into India's largest market given the farming population and related stakeholders in the agri-supply chain. FarmGuide has a farmer's profile database where their phone numbers with Aadhar are mapped to their farm coordinates. Through this, FarmGuide reaches the farmers with Crop Advisory services; pre-scheduled and customized crop advisory and contingency calls to farmers informing them about type of seeds to be used, fertilizers, pesticides and other agro-chemicals, prevailing mandi prices, storages and warehouses, Govt. schemes and weather updates, etc. in their local/regional languages. Through their market research reports, they help input seed, fertilizer and agro-chemicals providers, research institutes, FMCGs, farm machinery companies and other supply chain stakeholders in expanding their markets in rural areas by connecting them to the credible farmers.

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Agriculture and Crop Science Conference