Integrated Farm Info Systems Launched

KOCHI: Palakkad Coconut Producer’s Company Ltd (PCPCL), in association with Source Trace Systems (STS) launched its Integrated Farm Information Systems which would enable the farmers’ start-up to monitor their operations with state-of-the-art information system and optimise it by right decisions on checks, balances and well-informed strategies.

Launching the software, T K Jose, chairman, Coconut Development Board (CDB), said that the need for integration and technology management in agriculture is important. He also said that PCPCL is the leader among the 19 coconut producer companies in Kerala and they are the torchbearers who can show the path to the other companies. The software is built on SaaS (Software as a Service) platform, in order to shift the entire investment weightage to shared platforms like cloud technology with strong encryptions by technologically sturdy partners like STS.

Venkat Maroju, chief executive officer of SourceTrace Systems, which has developed the software solution, that is exclusively designed for Farmer Producer’s Organisations (FPOs), presented the software. T K Jose inaugurated the billing system by creating a sale bill and handing it over to Sibi Monippally, member, Board of Directors, Nafed. Vinod Kumar, chairman, PCPCL, Joji T. Mathew, CEO, PCPCL, Satish, technical consultant, PCPCL and Padmanabhan Bhaskaran, consultant and member-farmer, PCPCL were also present.

SOURCE: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Integrated-Farm-Info-Systems-Launched/2015/05/21/article2825661.ece