New Delhi, 14 December 2015:– The Farmers Portal along with mKisan Portal aims to serve as a One Stop Shop for all the farmers for accessing information on agricultural activities. The Portal provides information about package of practices; crop and seed varieties; common pests; dealer network for seeds, fertilizers & pesticides; machinery and tools; agro-met advisories, credit & insurance, rain-fed areas etc.
Its activities are also highlighted through short discussion/interview on “DD Kisan Channel”. Efforts are continuously being made to register farmers through mKisan Portal and Kisan Call Centre (KCC). Initiatives are also made to popularize this portal through advertisement in newspapers.
Extension workers also put in their effort to popularize the portal among the farmers by holding meeting and workshop at different levels in the States. This information was given by the Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Sh. Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundaria in Lok Sabha today.