Information technology plays a very significant role in achieving sustainable development and food security in the following ways
(i) It can act as a tool for releasing the creative potential and knowledge embedded in our people.
(ii) Issues like weather forecast, crop treatment, fertilisers pestisides storage conditions, etc can be well administered, if expert opinion is made available to the farmers.
(iii) The quality and quantity of crops can be increased manifold, if the farmers are made aware of the latest equipments, technologies and resources.
(iv) It has potential of employment generation in rural areas.