The GREEN PHABLET powered by the GreenSIM is priced at US$ 299 is being developed by the ICRISAT Centre of Excellence in ICT Innovations for Agriculture in collaboration with NUNC Systems, an IT company based in Hyderabad. “The device acts like a mobile rural knowledge centre/common service centre, enabling farmers to benefit with modern information and communication technologies and intensifying Internet connectivity in remote rural regions,” says Dr. Dileepkumar Guntuku, Global Leader and Director, ICRISAT Centre of Excellence in ICT Innovations for Agriculture.

“Real time information sharing between farmers and researchers aids farmers to improve crop productivity and researchers to collect accurate data in practical sense. This paves the path for future innovations in the field of agriculture,” says Sandeep Dega, Senior Director, NUNC Systems.