Organisation of Agricultural Information: Indian Scenario

Hemant Kumar Gohain


This paper traces the history of organisation of agricultural information in the context of India. Formation of e-resource consortium (CeRA) and KrishiKosh, eGranth Project are landmark initiatives. Use of e-resources is going to improve research output and information access environment. Most of the libraries were not able to subscribe e-journal due to lack funds. Hopefully, ICAR would increase the coverage of e-resources as per requirements of SAUs/agricultural institutes. From print media to digital resources is still in transitional stage. Present digital divide has to be bridge to enter into pre digital age and feel comfortable in use of e-resources.

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