Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched e-Krishi Samvad is internet-based interface at Krishi Bhawan IN Delhi last week.
Singh informed that the e-Krishi Samvad is a unique platform that will provide direct and effective solutions to the problems faced by farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector.
People can directly connect to the ICAR website http://icar.org.in and get the appropriate solutions from the subject matter specialists and institutes through web or SMS. Stakeholders can upload photographs related to diseases of the crops, animals or fishes for diagnostics and remedial measures instantly from the specialists, the Minister said.
Dr. T. Mohapatra, (DG, ICAR), Shri C. Roul (Secretary, ICAR), Dr. AK Singh (DDG, Agricultural Extension) and Dr. SK Singh (Project Director, DKMA) and other senior officials of ICAR were present on the occasion.