Ossian Agro developed Nano Ganesh application has been feted by Nokia, in the Emerging Markets category of Nokia Calling All Innovators competition from over 1,000 developers who have used mobile applications and services to better the world.
The application, created by Santosh Ostwal for his firm Ossian Agro stands amongst the ten other developers who were bestowed with the recognition at Barcelona in the week’s GSMA Mobile World Congress.
Nokia has awarded a cash prize of $ 25,000 and a promise of further help in distributing mobile applications to global consumers to Ossian Agro Automation.
While announcing the award, Rob Taylor, Director of Forum Nokia, said, “Nokia is pleased to recognize Ossian Agro’s Santosh Ostwal as a real innovator in mobile development, having answered our global challenge for truly outstanding applications designed to help make the world a better place to live. We’re excited to be able to help put these remarkable mobile applications and services in front of consumer and business users through our Calling All Innovators competition.”
Nano Ganesh is a modem that converts signals received on a mobile phone into commands for the switch of the pumpset to switch on or off, allows farmers to remotely access their irrigation pumps, helping them cut down on commuting.