Idea Details

Team and Contact Details

SNo Student Name School Degree Year Email
1Zain Shahzad KhanCEMEUndergraduateThirdzainshahzadkhan@gmail.com
1Mishal Kamal MeyerSADAUndergraduateFourthmishal.meyer-id14@sada.nust.edu.pk
1Muhammad Adeel YounusCEMEUndergraduateThirdszs.adeelyounus@gmail.com

Inter School Idea ? Yes
Do you need expertises from another area: Yes
If Yes please provide details of expertises you need: Bio-sciences Agricultural sciences

Idea Details

Idea Name: Petra
Slogan: Let soil speak for itself
Supervisor Name: Dr Zafar Bangash
Supervisor Designation: Assistant Professor
Supervisor School: College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (CEME)
Supervisor Department: Mechanical Engineering
Contact number: 03355854885
Email ID: zafar.bangash@ceme.nust.edu.pk
Abstract:
    To maximize the productivity of agriculture,we propose a smart automated irrigation system which aims to maximize crop yield,replace conventional systems and tackle water scarcity issue in Pakistan.
What is the unmet need in society that your idea will fulfill ?
    By introducing our system,we essentially aim to tackle the dire need to preserve water and to better yields in Pakistan.Nearly 70% of all water is allocated to agriculture out of which 40% is wasted on ill irrigation practices.By minimizing these losses we plan to save water and hence save Pakistan.
Who needs it ? How many would benefit ?
   Our solutions bear potential to make vast differences and will essentially target large farms and private organisations.As per a consensus in 2014 by the World Bank,47% of Pakistan's land was being used for agriculture.Consequently every farmer and hence the 193.2m population of Pakistan benefits.
How will the solution works
    Moisture sensors to be planted into the ground that transmit the data acquired,to the GSM board which will transmit it further to the controller present near the gating system thus initiating an action, allowing or obstructing the flow of water to the relevant area through various emitters. The soil moisture sensors will be working within set moisture levels and the system will be programmed in a way that allows only the optimum outflow of water anytime of the day as governed by the those levels
Who are your competitors ? How is your solution different
    Our product can incorporate various sensors e.g real-time pH sensors, EC meters etc. It also overcomes the communication barrier in technological and agricultural sectors. 4B Group Pakistan(National) LaMotte (Multinational) Orient Engineering Services(National) Jaffar Brothers
Status: new
Entry Date & Time: 2017-11-30 (2355)