Farmers against Digitization

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Image Source: Business Today 

According to the report published by Business Line, farmers are raising concerns  about privacy, exclusion of poor farmers and those without lands on the plan built by Indian government to build digital databases of farmers.

It will be built by Microsoft for the agriculture ministry’s AgriStack in 100 villages in 6 states.

 Each farmer will have a  unique digital identification that contains personal details and information about lands and it will be linked with an Aadhar Card. 

Farmers are protesting because this project was declared without consulting farmers. 

Kunal Kushwaha is the Founder of Surkhiyaa. He is an aspiring journalist who looks forward to provide unbiased and precise information. He strives to create Surkhiyaa as a platform that acknowledges core journalistic ethics. Kunal Kushwaha can be reached out kkunal.kushwaha.17@gmail.com

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