The consolidation will assist farmers in accessing data resembling newest analysis and growth, climate and market updates, companies obtainable, authorities schemes and advisories for various agro-climatic zones underneath one umbrella.
The ministry is combining apps like Kisan Suvidha, Pusa Krishi, MKisan, Shetkari Masik Android App, Farm-o-pedia, Crop Insurance Android App, AgriMarket, Iffco Kisan and ICAR‘s Krishi Gyan amongst others.
“The compilation of various apps underneath an excellent app at one place will assist the farmers in selecting from a bouquet of companies as per their necessities,” stated the official, who didn’t need to be named. “The main target will likely be to mixture these apps to additional ease the method of looking out a related app.”
Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar just lately met senior officers of the ministry to evaluate the progress on the event of the tremendous app. It might be launched within the subsequent few weeks, the official added.
The tremendous app may even be used to coach farmers on crop manufacturing and applied sciences, and post-harvest points together with advertising. It should assist in connecting farmers on to the scientific neighborhood, the official stated.
The prevailing apps which will likely be built-in with the tremendous app have been developed by a number of authorities our bodies like ICAR establishments, state agricultural universities, krishi vigyan kendras and different departments.