Channabasappa Kolar - Co-Founder and Managing Director.
Channabasappa Kolar is responsible for Software development, Farmer interactions, New technologies in Agriculture and other management responsibilities.
He has over 25 years' of software product development experience in the computer, server, handhelds, telecom and wireless technologies. Worked in India and USA for product development companies.
Prior to his current role, he was with Motorola, Transcore Inc (USA), Fujitsu Network Communications Inc (USA), and Wipro. He held software development, architecture and management positions in product development. He holds bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the University Vishvesvaraya College of Engineering - Bangalore, Bangalore University. Born in farmer's family, he has farming experience and knows the farmer’s difficulties. With technology and farming experience, Channabasappa Kolar co-founded Avanijal Agri Automation Pvt Ltd.
Vijayeendra H S - Co-Founder and Director.
Vijayeendra is responsible for Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing, Business Development, New Technologies, and shares other general management responsibilities.
Prior to this role, he worked as General Manager at Mindtree Limited responsible for Semiconductor and Hardware Engineering Service Business. Earlier he worked for Wipro and Tata Power. He has 25 years of experience in the industry and has contributed in various positions across engineering and management and has been responsible for the development of Electronics Systems and Integrated Circuits for various applications across, Consumer, Communication and Industrial Automation segments.
Vijayeendra completed his B.E in Electronics and Communication, from Karnataka University
Vijayeendra co-founded Avanijal with an intent to solve the farmer's problems/hardship by optimal utilization of water and electricity by application of technologies.
Avanijal Agri Automation Pvt. Ltd. was born to address the farmer's irrigation needs. Avanijal designs and develops Irrigation Systems/Controllers to helps farmers to grow more with less water, labour and electricity. Easy to irrigate, fertigate and flush water filter through mobile phones and avoids odd hour farm visits.
The controller supports basic time, volume and sensor based precision irrigation. It also supports wired and wireless valve/sensor connections. Supports irrigation resolutions from few seconds to minutes.