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Opportunities in Agricultural Sector

Sunday, 18th October 2020     4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Opportunities in Agricultural Sector

IIITB Alumni Council proudly presents IIITB Alumni Connect. It is going to be a monthly event where members of the IIITB alumni community can engage, learn, and share together. Our Alumni now is 3000+ strong spread throughout the world and there is a lot that we can learn from the collective experience, knowledge, and wisdom. So if you would like to contribute, get in touch with the IIITB Alumni Council through email.

This time we have a panel discussion among our very own alumni Ananda and Jyotiska along with Prof. Amit Prakash where they will be discussing the Agricultural Sector, Technologies, Opportunities in light of the Farm Bill. The session is scheduled for 18th October 2020, 4 PM IST.

About the Speakers

Dr. Amit Prakash

Dr. Amit Prakash is an Associate Professor at IIIT Bangalore. At IIIT Bangalore, he is also the Convenor of the Centre for IT and Public Policy and is in the core team of the E-Health Research Centre. He was actively involved in designing a unique and interdisciplinary master’s program in digital society at IIITB where he presently teaches courses in the areas of ICT and Development (ICTD), E-Governance, and Social Complexity & Systems Thinking to students of its postgraduate programs.

Ananda Prakash

Ananda is the Founder of Fasal. Before Fasal he worked with multiple startups and started Fossbytes in 2015(exited). His core focus and expertise is in solving 'real' problems for people using technology as an enabler. Finding problems is his eureka moment and taking the solutions of these problems to people and customers is the journey that he finds joy in. He has a masters in Computer science from IIIT-Bangalore and spends a lot of time reading about how technology is changing and shaping our world and vice-versa.

Jyotiska Khasnabish

Jyotiska is an entrepreneur and technology leader with more than 7 years of industry experience. He is an alumnus of IIIT Bangalore and is currently the founder of KrishiHub, one of the top AgriTech startups in India. Through KrishiHub, Jyotiska is solving some of the most critical challenges present in the Agriculture sector in India specifically related to Agri fresh produce supply chain and better price realization for farmers. Jyotiska is passionate about solving problems in India with the help of technology in order to empower Indian farmers.

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