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M.Sc. in Agriculture Analytics by DA-IICT, Gandhinagar: Apply Now!

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the M.Sc. in Agriculture Analytics, which is jointly organized by DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, Anand Agriculture University, Anand, and Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO Dehradun.

About the Organisation

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Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, is a private Self-financed University/Institute located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

It is named after the Gujarati entrepreneur and Reliance group founder Dhirubhai Ambani.

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Anand Agricultural University is located in the western Indian state of Gujarat between the cities of Vadodara and Ahmedabad.

This was formerly the Anand Campus of Gujarat Agricultural University, which is now independent. 

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The Indian Space Research Organisation is the national space agency of India, headquartered in Bengaluru.

It operates under the Department of Space which is directly overseen by the Prime Minister of India, while Chairman of ISRO acts as executive of DOS as well. 

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About the Program

The program is aimed at nurturing students, with insights and the know-how to take the sector into the future.

The course will introduce students to concepts of data analytics, viz. descriptive, predictive and prescriptive, in agriculture and will empower the students to eliminate speculative farming and usher in the age of predictive agriculture. This is a multidisciplinary program of agriculture and data analytics.

Program Curriculum

Semester I (Fundamental and Remedial courses)      

  • Python Programming and Database with SQL
  • Analytics / Statistical methods
  • Earth Observations (EO) Systems

Remedial courses

  • Preparatory Mathematics (for biology background students)
  • Basics of Agricultural Science (for mathematics background students)

Value Added Course

Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS® Pro by ESRI India of 30 hrs

Semester II (Technology courses and Satellite data processing)

  • Big data analytics
  • Machine learning
  • Programming for Geodata Processing
  • Spatial Modeling and Data Assimilation

Semester III (Domain courses)

  • Crops & Soil Analytics
  • Weather and Water Analytics
  • Agriculture Market Analytics
  • Risk Analysis and Modeling

Semester IV (Project / Internship)

Summer Semester                  

Value Added Courses (Proposed)

ESRI IniaESRI Inia Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS® Pro5 days (30 hrs)
IBM IndiaEnhanced weather forecast- Temperature Humidity, Rainfall, Wind etc5 days (30 hrs)
AmnexAI in Agri Technology Business  5 days (30 hrs)
SATSURECrop Yield Modeling5 days (30 hrs)
SATSUREMicrowave data proces2 days (10 hrs)
Analytics VidhyaVisualisation and Storytelling Tools2 days (10 hrs)
Invited lectures by academia and industries experts8 -10 of one hour each

How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply for the program through this link.

Contact

  • Dr Ranendu Ghosh (Professor, DA-IICT); Email: aa_director@daiict.ac.in
  • Dr M. K. Jhala (Director of Research, AAU); Email: dr@aau.in
  • Dr S.K. Srivastava (Dean, IIRS); Email: deanacademics@iirs.gov.in

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