Due to the lockdown caused by Coronavirus in the country, everyone is forced to stay inside their home. Farmers, however, have been given exemption for agricultural work, but not completely. If you are also a farmer and you want any kind of information related to farming, but you cannot get out of the house, then we have a solution for this problem. Yes, in this lockdown period, if you want to get in touch with the KVK experts or other agricultural scientists then you can easily do so. Presently, rabi crops are under harvesting, in such a situation, you can take advice from experts on crop harvesting, sowing, crop pests, diseases and their prevention, new varieties or other related information.
You can do all this with the help of Kisan Call Center (KCC). 21 farmer call centers in the country can give considerable relief to the farmers in such difficult times. Many people are also taking advantage of this facility. About 20,000 farmers are availing the benefits of the facility every day.
According to the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, due to the lockdown, about 20,000 farmers are talking to agricultural experts every day with the help of these call centers.
Farmers can take help for various things like to get information related to animal husbandry, fisheries, sericulture, agriculture engineering, poultry, beekeeping, agriculture business, biotechnology along with farming and horticulture from experts.
Direct in contact with agri scientists
Let us tell you that the government has diverted the number of Kisan Call Center to the personal mobile number of agricultural scientists. With this, farmers can solve their problem by talking directly to the scientists.
Under web registration, farmers can register themselves through the official website. They can also take help of their nearest customer service center ie CSC for this process. Interested farmers can get web registration done by clicking on this link – Register here
Farmers can register by sending SMS from mobile
If any farmer wants to get information related to farming on his mobile phone, then he can register himself for this very easily. For this, he has to send an SMS from his phone. For registration, the farmer has to type in the message- “Kisan GOV REG <Name>, <State Name>, <District Name>, <Block Name>” and send it to 51969 or 7738299899.
SOURCE: Krishi Jagran