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Fixing Problems with water pump irrigation using a remote system

Farmers face a number of routine problems faced by farmers in operating the pumps manually. Remote control of pumps could save lives and resources on farms that such problems.

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Fixing Problems with water pump irrigation using a remote system

Farmers face a number of routine problems faced by farmers in operating the pumps manually. Remote control of pumps could save lives and resources on farms that such problems.
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Nature and Context

Farmers face problems with their water supplies and pumps everyday. Problems include:

  • Fluctuations in power supply

  • Difficult terrain to navigate

  • Fear of animal attacks when visiting pumps

  • Hazardous locations of the pumps along the river or water storage beds

  • Shock hazards

  • Rain and weather issues

    These problems could all be addressed with a remote-control system that automates irrigation through water pump sets in rural areas.

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Nano Ganesh is a GSM mobile-based remote-control system that automates irrigation through water pump sets in rural areas.

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