To safeguard the valuable data of the government’s premier research study body ICAR, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday launched an information recovery centre

Narendra Singh Tomar | Farming ministry

To secure the precious data of the government’s premier research body ICAR, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday released an information healing centre ‘Krishi Megh’ set up in Hyderabad.

Presently, the primary data centre of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Study (ICAR) is at the Indian Agricultural Data Research Institute (IASRI) in the nationwide capital.

The data healing centre has been established at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad.

Krishi Megh has been established under the National Agricultural College Project (NAHEP), moneyed by both the government and World Bank.

” NAARM, Hyderabad has been chosen as it lies in a various seismic zone with regard to the Information Centre at ICAR-IASRI in New Delhi. Hyderabad is likewise suitable as knowledgeable IT manpower is offered along with other suitable climatic conditions such as low humidity level which is controllable in the information center environment,” a main declaration stated.

The information healing centre at NAARM is synchronised with the data centre at IASRI, It has been constructed to alleviate the danger, enhance the quality, accessibility and accessibility of e-governance, research, extension and education in the field of farming in India, it said.

After the virtual launch, Tomar stressed on the requirement to save and maintain the crucial research-based data in a timely digitised kind to enable its gain access to anywhere in any corner of the nation and the world.

The minister said Krishi Megh is an advance towards digital farming of ‘New India’, as has actually been envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tomar even more stated NAHEP was created for reinforcing the nationwide farming education system in India with the general objective to supply more relevant and high-quality education to the farming university students that is in tune with the New Education Policy 2020.

Tomar also released the KVC ALUNET (Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Chhatr Alumni Network) and Online Accreditation System for Higher Agricultural Educational Institutions.

Ministers of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala and Kailash Choudhary, ICAR Director General Trilochan Mohapatra and ICAR Deputy Director General (Agricultural Education) R C Agrawal were amongst those present at the launch.

Highlighting the key functions of Krishi Megh, Mohapatra said it is equipped with the most recent artificial intelligence and deep learning software for structure and deploying of deep learning based applications through image analysis, disease identification in animals, and so on

Krishi Megh is a new chapter in ‘Digital India’, enabling the farmers, scientists, trainees and policymakers to be more geared up with upgraded and latest info concerning farming and research, he included.

On the need for a data healing centre, NAHEP National Co-ordinator Prabhat Kumar stated, “ICAR’s current centre remains in a seismic zone and there is constantly a threat of losing the data. A data recovery centre in a safe location is always much better so that we save our valuable agriculture associated data.

( Only the heading and photo of this report might have been reworked by the Service Standard staff; the remainder of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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