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SMART food grain storage system (SAFEETY) technology

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Source: Economic Times

 

Context: The Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) has transferred the Smart Food Grain Storage System (SAFEETY) technology to Paras Défense and Space Technology Ltd.

  • SAFEETY, developed by the Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER) under MeitY’s guidance, features conveyorized loading and unloading of grain bags with RFID traceability, online weight and moisture measurement, and Radio Frequency Based Removal of Moisture from Grain.
  • This advanced system can handle nearly one truckload (approximately 28 tons) of grains in just 40 minutes.
  • The transfer marks a step towards realizing the Innovation, Science, and Technology theme of Viksit Bharat @2047, showcasing collaboration between government entities and the private industry to leverage technology for national progress and development.