Application of Information and communication technology(ICT)

Information and Communication technology is used in areas such as Medicine, Defence, e-governance, Banking, etc. With the advances in computing infrastructure and communication got automated in recent times.

Application of Information and communication technology


  • Widely used in increasing food productivity.
  • Optimize the use of water, seeds and fertilizers.
  • Use of robots, temperature, moisture sensors, aerial images and GPS are used in agriculture.
  • A geographic information system is extensively used in farming to decide the suitable place for the species to be plated.


  • Satellite vessel monitoring system used to identify fish zones.
  • Use of barcodes, identifiers time and date of catch, species name, quality of fish.


  • ICT in mines increases operational performance, remote monitoring and disaster locating system.
  • Information and communication technology provides an audio-visual warning to the trapped miners.
  • It helps to connect remote sites.
* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.