by May 31, 2010 0 comments

The Department of Agriculture, Govt of Kerala has a wide network of officers
upto the panchayath level. Each Agricultural Extension officers are responsible
for handling the agricultural extension services in their respective panchayaths.
But most of these services were done manually and there was no such ICT enabled
agricultural information management or extension services in place. KISSAN (Karshaka
Information Systems Services and Networking) was conceived, developed and
managed by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Kerala
for the Deptt of Agriculture, Govt of Kerala.

The core deliverables of the project is an integrated multi-component,
multi-modal delivery of agriculture information services system that is
accessible anywhere anytime by all concerned. The project had been providing the
service of KISSAN KERALA portal (www. with several lakhs of

  • Deployment Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Team Size: 17
  • Tech Used: IBM X Series based servers — 2, OS — Redhat Linux /Ubuntu,
    MySQL, Java servlets, beans and jsp
  • Expected life: Ongoing


Ajith Kumar. R,
Chief Coordinator- KISSAN


ITM, Kerala


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