Government today launched digital platform Kisan Sarathi to facilitate farmers to get right information at right time in their desired language.
The platform Kisan Sarathi was jointly launched by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw through video conference on the occasion of 93rd ICAR Foundation Day.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashwini Vaishnaw said, farmers can avail personalised advisories on agriculture and allied areas directly from scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendra through the digital platform.
He said, this initiative of Kisan Sarathi will empower farmers with the technological interventions and reach farmers in remote areas.
The Minister asked the ICAR Scientists to take-up research on new technological interventions in the area of transportation of farmer’s crop from their farm gate to warehouses, markets and the places where they want to sell with minimum damage.