Bengaluru based NubeSol Technologies Pvt Ltd is a startup that specializes in solutions based on remote sensing technologies aimed at transforming the sugarcane industry ecosystem. Founded by Suraj Dixit in 2013, Nubesol intends to create positive impact on farming and environment by investing into adoption of advanced technologies in agriculture, technology innovations, mechanization and farm research and development in partnership with various stakeholders. It provides precision farming services to sugar companies by providing ‘on-the-ground’ intelligence about acreage, geographic availability and quality of the crop (sugarcane) by using Remote Sensing Technology and Geographic Information System.
Farmers face a lot of challenges in the sugar cane industry from factories crushing less cane, gaps in ways of cane surveying to high transportation costs. Nubesol Technologies uses its patented algorithm for forecasting cane acreages and sugarcane yield through precision monitoring. It has dedicated Android app that farmers can use to monitor different functions of production and shipping. It offers the following services to the farmers
Remote Sensing Technology – Advisory services for automated cane survey, forecasting accurate cane acreages, cane disposal reports on regular basis.
Crop Information Management System – It provides a platform to manage grower and land record management, Crop care & advisory.
Efficient Logistics – Its platform produces data on dynamic harvest planning, manages efficient scheduling, monitors, tracks and manages the entire transport fleet.
NubeSol has got investments from Villgro and Artha and works on a subscription based model through which they generate revenue. According to Indian sugar mills association, India has 632 sugar factories and millions of sugarcane farmers. With technology’s aide the overall sugar production will further increase, and India needs more such ventures that can produce affordable tech to disrupt the primitive practices being followed.