Govt reaches out to 6,000 Gujarat farmers to buy smartphones, get information on agriculture, livestock, weather
Ahmedabad The government provided financial assistance to 6,000 farmers in Gujarat to buy smartphones. As soon as he turned on the phone after receiving the purchase, a message was received that the aid money had been deposited in the farmer’s account. The government wants to bring smartphones in the hands of every farmer in the state so that the farmers can get information about agriculture, livestock, weather, etc. on their mobile phones. Chief Minister Bhupinder Patel launched the scheme by distributing smartphone aid to about 3 dozen farmers in Gandhinagar, while 5,900 farmers were provided smartphones through the Kisan Shakti program held at 70 places in the state. The Chief Minister said that farmers were not far behind in the digital revolution started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They can only benefit from the central government’s Kisan Shakti schemes.
They also get information about the current prices of agriculture, livestock, weather, fertilizers, seeds, fruits and vegetables and grains. For this purpose, the state government provided financial assistance of Rs. 38.7 million to 5,900 farmers. Is. They are equipped with smartphones. The government encourages zero budget farming in the state and farmers are constantly provided with information and data through digital means.
The Chief Minister said that the priority of the government is the welfare of the farmers and the government has always stood by them for the solution of their problems. For the welfare of the farmers, Prime Minister Modi has vowed to make them financially prosperous. Financial assistance is reaching the farmers’ accounts directly from the central government.
The Chief Minister said that after online and digital technology, applications of more than 2.7 million farmers were received in a year from the farmers portal of Gujarat Agriculture Department. The Chief Minister urged the farmers to spray the pesticides in the fields through drones and do zero budget chemical free farming.