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Srinagar, July 3: Ambreen Hamdani, a university student from Kashmir, has been listed among the top 40 participants at the India Innovation Growth Program being held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai for her novel idea of using artificial intelligence in farm management systems.

The total number of participants at the event is 2500.

Ms Hamdai presented her innovative idea of  Artificial Intelligence-driven Farm Management System, an official at IIT Mumbai told Ziraat Times over phone.


The India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts and is known as a highly competitive program for university students to present forth their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas.

The University Challenge caters to the ideation and incubation of concepts (both industrial and social) sourced from universities across India. Out of the applications received, up to 30 top teams are down-selected as Phase A finalists (15 – Social, 15 – Industrial) through a highly competitive evaluation process.

Ms Ambreen’s innovation idea is part of the Agriculture Theme that seeks to reduce post-harvest losses through technologies that improve shelf life of produce at farm gate, the IIT official told Ziraat Times over phone.