AgroChain is a blockchain-based transparent marketplace where the farmers and consumers can implement a co-operative farming eco system.
We are a group of researchers at Data Engineering Lab, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala (IIITM-K) participated in Proffer International Blockchain Hackathon at Indian Institute of Delhi in November 2017. We conceived, planned, researched, built a working proof of concept and formulated a compelling business plan for the AgroChain concept, from nothing – all in under 72 hours. NITI Ayog, The National Institution for Transforming India awarded Government of India Prizes for AgroChain for potential impact to the Indian economy and a golden ticket to pitch idea at Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GEC - 2017)Our Team Members
Dr. Asharaf S (Associate Professor and Project Mentor, IIITM-K)
Agrochain provides a transparent, tamper proof, decentralized market ecosystem where the farmers and buyers come together
Agrochain may provide numerous benefits to its stakeholders
Our achievement was well reported in news. Please check some of the links below.
|Meet the Proffer Hackathon Winners, applying blockchain for societal good - Proffer Winner Announcement|
|AgroChain makes IIITM-K proud - Times of India|
|8 ‘blockhain hacks’ which NITI Aayog, AWS, Microsoft, Accel, Coinbase believe are beneficial for society - YourStory.com|
|Kerala students win NITI Aayog prize in blockchain hackathon - The Hindu Business Line|
|IIITM-K students win NITI Aayog prize - New Indian Express|
|IIITM-K Team Bags NITI Aayog Prize at International Blockchain Hackathon - News Experts|
|Innovative farming idea gets IIITM-Kerala team NITI Aayog hackathon prize - Hindustan Times|
|IIITM-K team bags NITI Aayog prize - Business Standard|
|Blockchain-based marketplace wins NITI Aayog prize|