Data is the new oil of the 21st century said Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Govt of Telangana. He was speaking at the Big Data in Agriculture convention 2019 here on Wednesday. Trust and data are important and imperative in using data with integrity. Elaborating on the importance, Jayesh said the governmnet of Telangana has used big data in several domains including transport, health and agriculture.

The Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2019, a three-day conference is being held at ICRISAT, Hyderabad. About 500 scientists and research scholars from across the world are in attendance.