The movement towards indoor gardening, vertical gardening, hydroponics, aquaponics, and urban gardening is opening up the world of crop production again. The article states that a new term has been coined for these people in India which is “villagepreneurs”. It also lists 8 jobs created by the movement.

Key Takeaways:

  • The movement towards indoor gardening has opened up new avenues for entrepreneurs and other career-minded individuals with a green thumb.
  • The article lists 8 jobs created by the movement in India alone.
  • It also has spawned a new job designation which is “villagepreneurs”.

“It is now possible to monitor and control crop rotations and irrigation systems just via a smartphone, using ultrasound in livestock to test DNA of animals to check their pedigree, crop sensors that help in application of fertilisers that maximise the uptake, and this is just a few off the list.” (Acharya, 2020)

Link to article: https://www.femina.in/life/careers-and-money/agritech-is-fast-gaining-momentum-as-a-career-option-168010.html

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