What is Farmers Portal,know nearest Veterinary centre and disease and symptoms in Animals

Introduction :

  • Farmers Portal is a “One Stop Shop for Farmers” from where a farmer can get a wide range of information which includes seeds, fertilizer, pesticides, credit, good practices, dealer network, and availability of inputs, beneficiary list, map view of – Irrigated- Un-irrigated area and of agricultural land advisories and even weather related updates.
  • It will provide farmers suggestions best for there requirements considering local area conditions.
  • Portal for  farmers to sell there produce at a better rate.
  • To provide buyer and seller better coordination.
  • It  is to make available relevant information and services to the farmers and private sector by the use of information and communication technologies.
  • It is to supplement the existing delivery channels.
  • Farmer portal is to create one stop solution  for all information required related to agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries sectors in their production, sale and storage by an Indian farmer.

Objectives of Farmers Portal :

  • Farmers portal will provide farmers an interface to sell their produce and to connect with the buyers in India.
  • Farmers Portal will provide an Interface for any buyer to buy from farmers. Initially have to go to the farmers place and then buy and even can have courier service  to get delivery of the produce.
  • Farmers portal will provide simple interface that will provide  mobile   SMS to upload the details of product produced and give response  to buyer by phone and SMS.
  • By this farmers portal, farmers will get a better price for there produced product with no additional cost/charges in product  marketing and delivery of products.
  • But farmers can also charge more amount by delivering the items produced themselves.

How to know Veterinary Centre in your area :

  • Visit  farmers portal official website by clicking on link – https://farmer.gov.in/
  • See in left corner second in list named as “Animal Husbandry Corner”.
  • In this a sub section named as  “Veterinary Centre” , click on it.
  • A page will be opened with heading Veterinary Centre.
  • Write required information carefully as – State  , District , Block and also select the “Centre Type ” in which a menu will be opened.
  • After filling the required fields a list will be opened which can be opened in Excel file  also.

How to know Disease and Symptoms of your Animals :

  • Visit  farmers portal official website by clicking on link – https://farmer.gov.in/
  • See in left corner second in list named as “Animal Husbandry Corner”.
  • In this sub section there is “Disease and Symptoms” , click on it.
  • A page will be opened with heading as Disease and Symptoms.
  • Fill from the required fields – “Select Species” and “Select Disease” of your choice.
  • A list will be opened in both options with name of animal and a list of disease can also be generated.
  • After selection, a list will be opened as Symptoms .
  • This list can be exported to Excel file also.

How a farmer can know about Weather details in his/her area :

  • Visit  farmers portal official website by clicking on link – https://farmer.gov.in/
  • See in left corner fourth in list named as “Weather”.
  • In this sub section there is an option “Weather Details” , click on it.
  • A page will be opened with heading as Weather Details.
  • Fill from the required fields – “State” and “District” of your choice.
  • A list will be opened in which weather updates of upcoming dates will be provided.
  • It can also be downloaded .

Benefits of Farmers Portal for farmers are :

  • Farmers Portal will help intimely delivery of information to farmers.
  • Farmers Portal  is One place for all information requirements.
  • Farmers Portal will help in bad times .
  • Farmers Portal  will help in more internet connectivity to rural areas.
  • More access to information of rural areas in a systematic manner.
  • All records will be safe and help in research work also.
  • Farmers Portal will help in increasing farmers income.
  • Use of new technologies help to generate more jobs.
Shivanshu Mehta

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