Plant Management

About

NABARD has been instrumental in facilitating various activities under microfinance sector, involving all possible partners at the ground level in the field. NABARD has been encouraging voluntary agencies, bankers, socially spirited individuals, other formal and informal entities and also government functionaries to promote and nurture SHGs. The focus in this direction has been on training and capacity building of partners, promotional grant assistance to Self Help Promoting Status of Micro Finance in India 2009-2010 Institutions (SHPIs), Revolving Fund Assistance (RFA) to MFIs, equity/ capital support to MFIs to supplement their financial resources and provision of 100 per cent refinance against bank loans provided by various banks for microfinance activities.

The Fund is utilized to support interventions to eligible institutions and stakeholders. Training and Capacity building – NABARD continued to  organize / sponsor training programme and exposure visits for the benefit of officials of banks, NGOs, SHGs and government agencies to enhance their effectiveness in the field of micro-finance.

Objectives

Automation of Tribal Development Fund project for operational, administrative and accounting functions at field with time processes and single source of truth model of data capture for updating central server with the following aspects:

  • Providing mobile application for uploading data along with digital snapshots & Videos.
  • Geo fencing farmer land through mobile application and capturing plant growth information through field visits.
  • Real time MIS generation for the activities of TDF.
  • Providing various abstract reports, dashboards, GIS reports etc,   helps District and State level officials to track the activities and monitor the progress of UPNRM activities of field organizers.

Solution Overview

Three essential Operations covering the architecture

  • Mobile application for capturing real time data from field by different users and updating the central database server using  GPRS Communication
  • Generating Web MIS reports  for departments or managements to better decision making
  • Maintaining cloud based centralized database

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Benefits

  • Farmers information is available anywhere any time through web
  • Exception reports helps in analyzing and reviewing with the field assistants & supervising officers.
  • Available of GSM/GPRS service across the state on mobile instruments and thereby reduce the Capitol cost associated with computers/ e-notebooks at the field. The mobiles enabled to update data in real time, resulting in Real-time information available on field data which in turn generates real-time reporting capabilities for proper Decision Making.
  • Design and development of online (when GPRS signal is available) and Offline (When GPRS signal is absent) for capturing 100 farmers’ data helps in capturing the data without any interruptions.
  • Training semiskilled mobile end users on usage of application through PPT presentations and user manuals
  • Enforcing farmers in using NABARD mobile application in capturing their details
  • Capturing of Geo – tagged Images from the point of origin and displaying in MIS reports with time stamp.
  • Plant growth monitoring can be viewed using uploaded videos for further decision