Ranajeet Shanbhag , visited National University of Singapore from 13th to 17th August for attaining Center of Social Media Innovations for Communities (COSMIC) midterm review meeting. COSMIC is collaborative NUS (National University of Singapore) and the NTU (Nanyang Technological University), and one from India, IITB (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai) supported by the multi-agency Interactive Digital Media Programme Office (IDMPO) hosted by the Media Development Authority (MDA) of Singapore. This project aims to develop innovative social media applications for Asian countries.
MPest is a mobile app that provides intelligent pest solutions to help farmers to collectively share and receive knowledge regarding pest conditions in agricultural fields. http://cosmica.d1.comp.nus.edu.sg/mainwebsite/COSMIC and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQloh8cXpKY
Vigyan ashram has signed MOU with NUS for joint development and field testing of M-pest application with farmers club we have formed in Pabal area. This application is presently under development and field testing stage and can be downloaded and tested on any android based smart phone with internet connection. If you are interested in downloading and testing it please write to us @ firstname.lastname@example.org .