Agriculture stakeholders can now directly approach ICAR via e-Krishi Samvad

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry has launched e-Krishi Samvad, an online interface for farmers and stakeholders where they can directly approach the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) with their problems

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The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Mr Radha Mohan Singh today launching e-Krishi Samvad: ICAR Public Interface, in New Delhi on May 11, 2017.
New Delhi: Mr Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, recently launched at Krishi Bhawan. Mr Singh informed that the e-Krishi Samvad is internet-based interface and is a unique platform that will provide direct and effective solutions to the problems faced by farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector.
Union Agriculture Minister said that people can directly connect to the ICAR website 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.
Mr Singh further said that those who have internet facility on the mobile phone can also avail this facility. e-Krishi Samvad is useful to get information pertaining to welfare and development of agricultural stakeholders. Dr T Mohapatra, (DG, ICAR), Mr C Roul (Secretary, ICAR), Dr A K Singh (DDG, Agricultural Extension) and Dr SK Singh (Project Director, DKMA) and other senior officials of ICAR were also present on the occassion.