India, April 10 -- India's agricultural sector, a cornerstone of the nation's economy and livelihood for millions, is undergoing a digital transformation. At the forefront of this change lies the convergence of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

Telecom operators, including Reliance Jio with its JioKrishi initiative, are playing a crucial role by developing and deploying solutions that empower farmers with real-time data and insights.

According to data on its website, the system is presently deployed over 50,000 acres of farmland, covering 26 crore crop categories, and has resulted in a 15% rise in yield.

Indian agriculture has traditionally grappled with several challenges that limit productivity and profitability. These in...