Topic: Awareness in IT, Robotics; e-technology in the aid of farmers
6) Artificial Intelligence will revolutionize the farming sector in India. Critically comment. (250 Words)
Why this question
Application of new technology – especially one as much in news as AI, particularly in a sector as crucial as agriculture is an aspirant’s pet peeve and UPSC’s favourite topic in SnT section. No wonder its important for Prelims as well as Mains.
Key demand of the question
The question is basically asking us to do a SWOT analysis of the application of Artificial Intelligence in farming sector in India.
Critically Comment – Here we have to bring out the strengths and weakness of the application of AI in farming. Thereafter, use the opportunities and threats of AI in farming to come to a balanced conclusion.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Explain the need for new tech in farming and how AI is a tech which has revolutionized many fields.
Body – will be SWOT
Conclusion – Your fair opinion