Kisan Suvidha Mobile App Has Been Launched by PM Narendra Modi [ Current Affairs ]
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
- Agriculture machinery
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:
- 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.
- 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