Aquaconnect receives FICCI’s 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies Award'
This Award gives a platform to Agri Startups to showcase their exemplary projects implemented on a range of issues impacting Indian Agriculture and allied sectors.
The pioneer in tech infused Aqua farming, Aquaconnect, wins the 1st runner up 'Best Agri Startup in Application of Digital Technologies (Mature Stage) Award' in the 3rd edition of Virtual FICCI Summit & Awards for Agri Start-Ups held on February 9-10, 2021. This Award gives a platform to Agri Startups to showcase their exemplary projects implemented on a range of issues impacting Indian Agriculture and allied sectors. The award was presented by B.C. Patil, Hon. Agriculture Minister, Government of Karnataka.
BC Patil, Agriculture Minister, Govt of Karnataka said that agri start-ups can provide missing links in the agricultural value chain and deliver efficient, innovative products, technologies and services to farmers and consumers.
On the award achievement Rajamanohar Somasundaram, CEO and Founder of Aquaconnect said, “I thank FICCI for recognising Aquaconnect as a winner of FICCI Agri Startup Awards. It is a great validation and encouragement for us to continue our efforts to improve the efficiencies of Indian fisheries and aquaculture value chains through technology intervention.”
TR Kesavan, Chairman, FICCI National Agriculture Committee & Group President, TAFE Ltd emphasized that every agri start-up has its own strength and there is a need to create a dedicated cell for agri start-ups.
Aquaconnect is a full-stack aquaculture technology venture that works with 13,000+ shrimp and fish aquaculture farmers in various states of India to improve their farm productivity and market linkage through AI and satellite remote sensing technology.