Centre Launches Online Interface for Farmers
New Delhi: Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has launched internet-based interface e-Krishi Samvad at Krishi Bhawan. e-Krishi Samvad is a unique platform that will provide direct and effective solutions to the problems faced by farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector.
The Agriculture Minister said that people can directly connect to the ICAR website http://icar.org.in and get the appropriate solutions from the subject matter specialists and institutes through web or SMS. Stakeholders can upload photographs related to diseases of the crops, animals or fishes for diagnostics and remedial measures instantly from the specialists.
Singh further said that those who have internet facility on the mobile phone can also avail this facility. e-Krishi Samvad is useful to get information pertaining to welfare and development of agricultural stakeholders. Dr. T. Mohapatra, (DG, ICAR), C. Roul (Secretary, ICAR), Dr. AK Singh (DDG, Agricultural Extension) and Dr. SK Singh (Project Director, DKMA) and other senior officials of ICAR were also present on the occasion.