Dr. Harsh Shah
Achiever's Success Story
Pioneer in Climate-Resilient Solutions and Founder of AgroCast Analytics Pvt. Ltd."
Dr. Harsh Shah stands at the forefront of climate-resilient solutions through his role as the founder and CEO of AgroCast Analytics Pvt. Ltd. His journey began with impactful research at institutions like the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar and PNNL, USA, where his expertise in hydrological modeling took shape. Dr. Shah’s contributions span over 15 published research papers, presentations at national and international conferences, and involvement in pivotal projects like ISIMIP and the Gujarat State Action Plan on Climate Change.
AgroCast Analytics Pvt Ltd emerges as an Indian startup dedicated to consultancy services in Agriculture, Water, and Climate Change sectors. Their vision encompasses crafting a climate-resilient society by meticulously analyzing and mitigating risks associated with agriculture and water sectors amidst climate change challenges. The firm’s solutions transcend mere advisories; they’re investments that significantly enhance socio-economic value while fostering sustainable national growth.
One of AgroCast’s groundbreaking innovations is their app, revolutionizing farm management by remotely monitoring farms in real-time. The app provides invaluable insights into crop growth, soil moisture, and crop health, coupled with region-specific, vernacular-language weekly advisories. This technology empowers farmers to optimize resource utilization and boost crop yields, thereby revolutionizing agricultural practices.
Beyond the app, AgroCast extends its expertise to consultancy services for both government bodies and private enterprises. Their portfolio includes hydrology studies, comprehensive risk assessments encompassing droughts, floods, wind, and heatwaves, along with climate change risk evaluations for large-scale infrastructural projects and solar parks.
AgroCast achievements include-
- AgroCast has received Srujan grant from i-Hub.
- AgroCast was part of AAU Cohort 5.
- AgroCast was among the top 9 Agri-Tech startup in Startup Leap program by Mahindra
- AgroCast made to top 20 startup in iinpact boot camp program by ICICI foundation.