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The app called The Plant Doctor’ is a cloud-based AI algorithms accessible app over a cellular network that helps farmers diagnose and treat plant diseases from wherever they are. “Age is just a number. A person’s course of actions and achievements are the real parameters to judge his/her growth”, this has been proved by the …

About 0.75 million newborn babies die every year in India, the highest for any country in the world. Jaundice has been a lifetaker of the first degree of the newborns. Akitha Kolloju and Prasad Muddam ventured into making nLite 360, a neonatal healthcare device that ensures these babies get a new lease of life. The …

Mann Goel and his friends from IIT-KGP developed eSaathi, a software-based UI that aims to bridge the gap between new smartphone users and apps which have become an essential part post-pandemic lifestyle. With the onset of a pandemic, everything that wasn’t online earlier has now made its debut on the digital world. However, the major …

Nikky Kumar Jha from Bhagalpur, Bihar has developed ‘Sabjikothi’- a device that uses microclimate based unique technology to maintain the freshness of fruits and vegetables and increase their shelf life for anywhere between 5 to 30 days depending on the type of crop stored in. While India continues to fail in feeding its large population …

Thane based AgroTech startup, RuKart Technologies comes forth with its low-cost, efficient, and no-electricity cold storage “Subjee Cooler”. Largely based on evaporative cooling, a unit can keep the crop produce fresh for 3 to 4 days.  It is not unknown that fruits and vegetables, being perishable, need immediate post-harvest attention to reduce the microbial load …

35 million school-children in India are dyslexic. This means they have problems with reading, spelling, attention span or even speed of effective learning. These children could show brilliance in other parts of the intelligence spectrum, but due to their inability to cope with the modern education system, most of them end up with low grades. …

It is expected that the production of plastics can double by 2050, causing a disrupt in the marine biodiversity. Eco-friendly inventions are the need of the hour to tackle this global crisis. Lucy Hughes, a product design student from the University of Sussex, created one such innovation known as MarinaTex, a biodegradable and compostable material …

Chitra Vishwanath

There’s not a single media house which hasn’t written about Bengaluru’s problem with drinking water. You are living under a rock if you haven’t heard about Bengaluru’s water crisis. However, quite paradoxically, the city also witnesses excess rainfall and water clogging on the streets. Millions of liters of water get wasted due to this Urban …