Kisan Suvidha Mobile App Has Been Launched by PM Narendra Modi [ Current Affairs ]

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Kisan Suvidha mobile application has been launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for farmers to provide agricultural related basic information quickly. Kisan Suvidha is a compilation mobile app that will provide basic information on subjects viz.

  • Market prices
  • Seeds
  • Fertilizers
  • Pesticides
  • Weather
  • Agriculture machinery

Key Features:

The app has a simple interface, user friendly access and the information is available in Hindi and English both the language.

It will provide information on five critical factors:

  • Weather
  • Market price
  • Input dealers
  • Plant protection
  • Expert advisories

A farmer has to register the mobile number, choose a language and have to enter details of the state, district and block or sub-district to use this app.

Weather section:

  • This section provides information of stickiness, temperature, wind and rainfall for the current day and the forecast for the next five days.
  • The extreme weather alerts like hailstorms or unseasonal rains will also available.

Market price section:

  • It will provide information for latest price of all crops traded in a registered agriculture market or mandi of the particular district.

Plant protection section:

  • It will provide pest, weed and disease-related information as well as management practices for each stage of crop development from nursery to harvesting.

Agro advisory section:

  • It will offer messages for farmers from district agriculture officials and state universities in their local language.

Kisan call centre:

  • Though this app the farmer will directly connect with the Kisan call centre where technical graduates answer their queries.

- Published on: March 22, 2016