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Sam Pitroda will help farmers, farmers farmers portal started to give suggestions

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Sam Pitroda launched kisano portal to help farmers

new Delhi. Sam Pitroda, an expert in the field of telecommunications and information technology, has started an information portal 'Kisan', to suggest ways to solve the problems related to farmers' farming and provide useful information to them. Pitroda said that the work of this portal is to provide information to farmers about the workings of farming and measures to deal with the difficulties faced by them.

Pitroda was the chairman of the National Knowledge Commission formed during the UPA government. Krishna Kant, the convener of the portal, said that Pitroda Farmers, who are considered to be the father of the telecom and information revolution in India, have been associated as founders in the portal. He attended the inaugural event through a video conferencing app zoom meeting from Chicago (USA).

Krishna Kant said that the objective of this initiative is to help farmers get good quality fertilizers, seeds, pesticides and agricultural implements at some cheap prices from the market and present solutions to the difficulties faced in loans and insurance for crops.

Through this portal, farmers will be told the way to sell the crop at the best price and the right advice of experts will be provided for good yield. Pitroda said that all the information will be given to the farmers on their mobile phones.

This post was published on August 24, 2020 3:33 pm

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