Agriculture

Launch of Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Produce Procurement Portal

The Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Produce Procurement Portal has been launched on 11th October 2021 by Hon’ble Member of Assembly from Chintpurni, Sh. Balbir Singh in Una. Sh. Balbir Bagga, Chairperson, Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee, Una, Joint Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Panchayat Pradhan, District Informatics Officer, NIC Una, Deputy Director Agriculture, Una District Food and Supplies Controller, Una were present on the occasion.

Digital Village Harisal - Striding with the Digital Way of Tribal Development

Technology enablement activities took a big leap at Harisal village from March 2016. Since then, several organizations have partnered in initiatives to address gaps in the progressive path. Many more joined the path of transformation from mere digital technologies to smart technologies. Technology clubbed with modern infrastructural establishment augmented the transformation of Harisal into an ideal village. This strengthened the capacity building of the ommunity to initiate other projects facilitating self employment.

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Student App e-KrishiPathshala launched in IGKV, Chhattisgarh

In a simple yet glittering online ceremony on 9th November 2020, the android based Student mobile App e-KrishiPathshala has been inaugurated at Indira Gandhi KrishiVishwavidyalay (IGKV), Raipur by the Chief Guest Dr. R.C.Agrawal, Deputy Director General (Agril. Education) ICAR, New Delhi by running a video of unveiling. At IGKV the dignitaries present include Prof. Dr. S.K. Patil, VC, IGKV, Raipur, Dr. A.K.Hota, DDG &SIO, NIC Chhattisgarh and other officials from IGKV and NIC. Principals, Deans and  other officials joined virtually and witnessed the function.

CM, Assam launches Kisan Rath (Fruits & Vegetables) Mobile App

The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launched the National Informatics Centre (NIC) developed Kisan Rath App on 6th October, 2020 for Assam. The App comes as a boon to growers of perishable fruits and vegetable in the State. It will facilitate timely selling of their produce leading to radical reduction in wastage due to lack of adequate storage infrastructure and buyer-seller networking.

CSI SIG eGovernance Award 2019 for Digital transformation solution towards Distribution and monitoring of Agricultural Implements

Agriculture team  of NIC , Odisha  and Department of Agriculture and farmers’ Empowerment, Govt of Odisha jointly  received the CSI SIG eGovernance Award of Recognition from Shri Tusharkanti Behera, Hon’ble Minister, Electronics & IT, Odisha for the Project ‘Digital Transformation solution for distribution and monitoring system  of Agricultural  Implements and increasing Irrigation Potential through electric and solar’ on  17th January 2020 as part of the 53rd  CSI Annual Convention at KiiT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Launching of website of Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha (www.odishafisheries.nic.in)

The website of Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha was launched in the mega event of “KRUSHI ODISHA 2020” at Bhubaneswar by Dr. Arun Kumar Sahoo, Hon’ble Minister, Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment, Fisheries & ARD and Higher Education on 24.01.2020.

The dignitaries present during the inauguration include Sri R. Raghu Prasad, IFS, Comm.-cum-Secy. Fisheries & ARD Deptt., Dr. M. Muthukumar, IAS, Director, Agriculture & F.P., Odisha, Sri Ratnakar Rout, IAS, Director A.H. V.S. and Dr. N. Tirumala Naik, IAS, Director Fisheries, Odisha.

Training on NADRS Application S/W held at NIC, Sambalpur, Odisha on 11/02/2013

One day training programme on NADRS application for veterinary officers of Sambalpur District was conducted on 11/02/2013 at NIC District Unit, Sambalpur. Dr. Bholanath Behera, CDVO, Sambalpur addressed the participants and explained importance of the project and help cooperation from the officials to make the project successful in the district. Dr. J. A. Khan, ADVO, Sambalpur addressed the participants and    insisted to actively participate in the training programme for successful implementation of the project in the District.

Use of ICT for Delivering Mechanized Agricultural Implements made Odisha bag National Award in 16th NCeG

 

Mechanized agriculture is the process of using agricultural machinery to greatly increase the productivity.  Govt. of Odisha is assisting farmers with subsidy to procure different farm implements. Under the able guidance of the Director of Agriculture and Food Production (A&FP), NIC Odisha State Unit has developed and rolled out the online monitoring system to bring transparency and accountability in the delivery of implements to the farmers and online payment of the subsidy to the vendors.