Dr. BNS MurthyHorticulture Commissioner of India
Dr Murthy is serving as Horticulture Commissioner in Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare. Dr murthy is working to make the Indian horticulture sector a vibrant and profitable venture and work more like a technology driven venture.
Dr. Sridhar GSenior Scientist, Indian Council of Agriculture Research
PhD in Plant Physiology from the ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute. Dr sridhar is a proponent of opening up of data and information (Open Access & Open Data) and application of free and open source software in agricultural research. He is also also on the board of AgriXIv, an open access preprints repository of agriculture and allied sciences and Thesis Commons, an open access thesis repository.
Dr. N.B. SinghDean, Central Agriculture University
Dr Singh is Dean of College of Post Graduate Studies (CPGS), Meghalaya. Dr Singh is coordinating and monitoring the Teaching, Research and Extension activities as dean of the institute. He is also a forest Geneticist who has introduced temperate fruits namely, Apple, Peach, Pecan at Experimental farm of the CPGS, Mid Hills of Meghalaya.
Yuktix was part of the first cohort of Marico Innovation foundation first agriculture focused program - #Innovate2Cultivate. Via the program, start-ups got access to farmers and their farms, business and investment opportunities.
Yuktix was runner up of India-Israel Innovation Bridge 2018 under the Agriculture Challenge 1: Solution for reducing post harvest loss and improving market linkage.
The Idea2PoC is a scheme of Dept. of IT, BT and S&T, Govt. of Karnataka. The scheme enables technology innovators and entrepreneurs to pursue a promising technology idea, and validate proof of concept (POC). yuktix received a grant for developing wireless sensor network for agriculture monitoring idea into a viable PoC (proof of concept)
Yuktix was part of a top 10 IoT startups delegation participating in CEATEC 2016, the largest exhibition and trade fair for advanced electronics and IT in Japan. The trip was organized by METI ( Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan).