Agriculture Insuretech Innovation Challenge Winner: Niruthi

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Niruthi is an Agritech company that offers solutions for monitoring, modeling and forecasting crop conditions through location-specific weather, crop health and crop yields. An array of tools and technologies derived from the Terrestrial Observation and Prediction System (TOPS, developed at NASA) is employed to capture and synchronize data from satellites, mobile phones, drones and automated weather stations to enable machine learning on cloud computing platform. Niruthi provides field-level insights needed by farmers, financial institutions, insurance companies and government agencies.

GIIF organized an agriculture Insuretech innovation challenge/competition as a part of an Insuretech fair, which was hosted in Mumbai, India in July 2019. Through this innovation fair, the GIIF aims at improving the understanding of Insuretech, supporting the integration of different technology solutions with agriculture insurance, and applying innovation with actual programs on the ground. Niruthi is the Gold Award Recipient in Data & Analytics Category.