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Shri. Nagesh Hegde releasing Krushi Sampada e-magazine @ Institution of Agricultural Technologists

It’s a special day (21st September) for all of us from Sampada Community and Krushi Sampada team (

Our favorite technology writer, Nature Lover Shri Nagesh Hegde released Krushi Sampada E-Magazine‘s 1st edition this morning in an event called Agriculture, ICT and Community‘  (‘ಕೃಷಿ, ಮಾಹಿತಿ ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನ ಮತ್ತು ನಾವು’) presented by Sampada Foundation in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore and Institution of Agricultural Technologists.

This is one of the first e-magazine to be released under Creative Commons Attributes Share Alike (CC BY-SA) License in Kannada.

After releasing the e-magazine Nagesh Hegde spoke and explained the need of taking technology and facilities to the farmers.  He gave us lots of pointers to reach out to people who are in real need of ICT’s in rural areas.

Shri Addoor Krishna Rao, who is heading the team of Krushi Sampada shared his experiences with the gathering.

Hpn and myself tweeted live from the venue and the queries raised in twitter (could be found under #esampada tag on twitter) took along the discussion with great spirits..Hopefully we will be able to upload the talks and the discussion as a podcast soon on ‘Krushi Sampada’ portal, so that all of those who couldn’t make it to the event today can listen to it.

First edition of Krushi Sampada e-magazine is now available on . Feel free to download it and share it!

Download Krushi Sampada first edtion (October, 2009)

On behalf of Sampada, We thank each and everyone for their support and encouragement in making this event a success.