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This 15-year-old from Maharashtra created an IoT-based app to help farmers manage farm equipment from home

With Yog's Farmer Helper app, farmers can control farm equipment on their mobile phones and do not have to visit the farm at odd hours. We find out more

Published on 28th June 2021
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This organisation has been supporting the education of kids who've felt the trauma of farmer suicides in rural Telangana

Kisan Bandhu works really hard to thoroughly verify and then completely support those grief-stricken families who have seen farmer suicide and are now bereft without hope. This is how they do it

Published on 16th June 2021
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How students of NTU, Singapore, developed a kiosk-cum-EV that offers so many internet-related services in villages

They call themselves The Kisan Union and they work solely for farmers and villagers via their kiosk. They are currently functional in two villages and hope to spread their wings further very soon

Published on 2nd June 2021
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Three NID Ahmedabad students rediscovered Dakini wool and are now making shoes for farmers from it

Also, they are incubated at IIT Madras. How cool is that? Earthen Tunes is certainly off to a good start and if all goes well, they will certainly launch their exclusive shoes for farmers on June 15

Published on 26th May 2021
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Here's how this app by IIT grads is helping 30 lakh farmers network and troubleshoot their problems

Krishify helps farmers to solve their issues, connect with other farmers, seek advice from agricultural experts, access information repository on crops and much more

Published on 29th April 2021
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This automated tractor developed by an engineering student can help farmers cultivate land using an app

This tractor was designed to help two groups of farmers - elderly farmers who may have trouble using a tractor and next gen farmers who may need to cultivate land remotely

Published on 7th April 2021
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What The FAQ: Here's all you need to know about the Bharat Bandh on March 26

Expected to include farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh who have been at the front lines of the farmers’ struggle, the Bandh will take place between 6 am and 6 pm tomorrow

Published on 25th March 2021
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Dr Sreeja Lakshmi is researching a possible vaccine against the tilapia lake virus

Dr Sreeja Lakshmi has been awarded an international fellowship grant to develop a vaccine for tilapia lake virus that is affecting tilapia aquaculture and fish farmers 

Published on 24th March 2021
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English Blues: What do the words ‘scanty’ and ‘sketchy’ mean in a sentence?

The word ‘toolkit’ has been used frequently recently ever since Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg through her tweets voiced solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers

Published on 27th February 2021
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Question does not reflect views of DAV: School responds to backlash over question paper calling anti-farm bill protestors ‘violent maniacs’

The management blamed the wordings of the question on a teacher and said it did not reflect their views and defended their reputation

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Disha’s family friend says parents had little idea about the extent of her climate change activism

Asked whether Disha was alerted by Nikita about the police action, Prasanna said he didn’t know whether Disha was informed about it

Published on 19th February 2021
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NRRI scientists develop first-of-its-kind solar device to combat farm pest menace

The breakthrough technology is billed to be a potent weapon in the hands of the farmers to combat pest and insect attacks

Published on 17th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Who is Sir Chhotu Ram and why is he trending on social media?

Fondly called Deenbandhu, Sir Chhotu Ram was born in British-occupied Punjab on November 24, 1881 where he estblished himself as a politician who worked to support farmers

Published on 16th February 2021
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Indian High Commission in London writes open letter to UK MP Webbe regarding concerns on farmers' protest

The Farm Acts were duly discussed and debated in the Parliament of India and their benefits have started reaching more than 100 million small farmers instantly

Published on 16th February 2021
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Toolkit case: War of words between BJP and Opposition over 21-year-old climate activist's arrest 

The Delhi Police said non-bailable warrants have been issued against two people for allegedly sharing the "toolkit" related to farmers' protests on social media, two days after it arrested Ravi

Published on 15th February 2021

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