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Bhu-Vision : IoT-Based Automated Soil Testing

Bhu-Vision : IoT-Based Automated Soil Testing

A revolutionary IoT-based automated soil testing and agronomy advisory platform, Bhu-Vision was officially launched at AICRP (ICAR-IIRR), Hyderabad.

  • Bhu-Vision is also known as KRISHI-RASTAA Soil Testing System.
  • It has been jointly developed by ICAR-IIRR(Indian Council of Agricultural Research -Indian Institute of Rice Research) and KrishiTantra.
  • This system seamlessly conducts 12 key soil parameter tests in just 30 minutes.
  • It provides quick and accurate results directly to farmers and stakeholders through a soil health card on their mobile devices.

Indian Institute of Rice Research:

  • It was established as All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project (AICRIP) by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in 1965.
  • Headquarter: Hyderabad.
  • Mandate :
    • Basic and strategic research for enhancing rice productivity under irrigated ecosystem
    • Coordination of multi-location testing to develop location specific varieties and technologies for various ecosystems.
    • Dissemination of technologies, capacity building and establishing linkages