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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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Conclusion: In this paper, state-of-the-art research was discussed on the area of e-agriculture with special emphasis on irrigation systems and use of ICT Tools.
To fulfill its potential, e-agriculture obviously needs to clear a few hurdles, namely the lack of bandwidth in rural areas.
This collection synthesizes seminal e-agriculture development and e-government country case studies, and provides insights into theoretical frameworks and policies that can be used to guide the implementation of sustainable e-services in similarly developing countries.
Access to e-Services like e-Agriculture not only leads to economic uplift of citizens of those areas rather it has several side-benefits too for instance reduction in migration to large cities.
We welcome all the volunteer IT companies to come forward with their viable proposals and participate in the ongoing e-government projects including E-Filing System, E-Police, E-Agriculture and E-Health.
There will also be two breakout sessions: The BIG Investment Debate, looking at the most promising technologies and research for investment and how innovations can be brought to market more effectively, and The E-Agriculture Revolution, which will focus on the application of information technology in agriculture and how it will change the way we produce food, increase yields and boost profits.
Rumi has ordered officials to visit University of Agriculture Faisalabad and submit their assessment report regarding progress to enable them decide to move ahead with the second phase costing Rs 40 million that would make e-agriculture advisory service available at door step of farmers of remaining 30 districts of Punjab in eighteen month period.
She said that NetOne was also working on project e-agriculture with a number of companies to ensure that people are able to get information to the farming community.
Pakistan has a huge potential to introduce ICT and its applications in areas like e-agriculture, c-health and e-education for benefit of its citizens.
She maintained that following the auction of 3G and 4G spectrum licenses, responsibilities of the government have been increased manifolds as it has to ensure the availability of modern technology in every nook and cranny of the country in a way that the people of remote areas get access to e-health, egovernment, public safety, etax management systems, e-agriculture services and eeducation.
These Tele centers would offer many services such as E-learning, E-commerce, E-agriculture etc and verification/Registration of SIM cards, ID cards through NADRA.
The fibre optic network will also help the process of digital broadcasting move forward, facilitate the proposed projects of e-agriculture and enhance ICT in education.