Welcome to the Rural and Agriculture Informatics Lab (RAIL) at Namal College, Mianwali, Pakistan. This lab aims to provide an easy to use solutions to the current problems of Agriculture and Livestock & Dairy sectors of Pakistan. In particular, we focus on mobile applications, web applications, machine learning algorithms and data analytic in e-agriculture. Team of young and enthusiast IT professional are working under the supervision of highly qualified professors to bring the digital revolution in the agriculture sector. Namal College is also collaborating with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and government departments to bring socio economic change in backward region of Pakistan.
Intelligent Disease Diagnosis System for Livestock in Rural Pakistan
The project aims to study, investigate, design and implement an artificial intelligence based disease diagnosis system for the cattle owned by the farmers in rural Pakistan. The project will be confined to four types of cattle commonly owned in rural areas: cows, buffaloes, goats and sheep. The product will be capable at running as a stand-alone application on computers as well as Android based mobile phones, where the user will enter symptoms through an easy to use localized interface and the system will predict the possible disease(s).
Funding Agency:National ICT R&D Fund (Ministry of IT, Government of Pakistan)
Grant:PKR 4.4 million
Collaborators:Dr. Mian Muhammad Awais (LUMS), District Livestock Office, Mianwali