Ex-NASA scientist develops affordable sensors to boost crop productions in India

The Nashik-based tech startup aims to provide solutions to Indian farmers' woes and enhance farm produce.

Ex-NASA scientist develops affordable sensors to boost crop productions in India
Parag Narvekar (Courtesy: LinkedIn/Parag Narvekar)

In India, every year huge crop loss is witnessed due to extreme weather conditions or pathogens, etc which can directly impact farmers' life in many ways.

Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is unquestionably the largest livelihood provider in India, more so in the vast rural areas. It also contributes a significant figure to the gross domestic product(GDP).