Proposed Services

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Below listed eight types of information and advisory services would be disseminated regularly in the desired mode (voice/ image/ text messages) and time as prescribed by farmer in local dialect.

Sl. No.

Service

Source

1.

Crop advisory

(Crop planning, varieties selection, package of practices, Post harvest & value addition etc.,)

CAU, ICAR, SDs, Commodity boards

2.

Veterinary advisory services on Piggery.

CAU, ICAR (NRC on pig etc.,), SDs,

3.

Fisheries advisory services

Dept. of Fisheries, Meghalaya

4.

Market Information

(Agril. & Hort. Produce etc.,)

Regulated and local markets in north-east,

AGMARKNET

5.

Weather

IMD, ICAR, CAU

6.

Input information

(Seeds, seedlings,  organic manure, bio-pesticide, farm implements & machinery)

Local input suppliers & dealers in North-east India

7.

Financial institutions

(For banking, loan & crop insurance)

Banks, Co-operatives

8.

Rural Family Health & Nutrition

CAU (CoHSc), State Women welfare depts.

9

Rural agro-based entrepreneurship (like mushroom production, vermi-compost, nursery, seed production, floriculture etc) and secondary agriculture activities for educated farm youth and women.

 

CAU, ICAR, SDs