Market Information Via Sms

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The Government has devised certain mechanism to inform farmers about market information via SMS from the AGMARKNET Portal. Daily price information is collected from Agricultural Produce Markets (APMCs) on the Agmarknet portal on real-time basis. Efforts are made to disseminate desired information on commodities and mandies to farmers through SMS in their local languages.

Farmers registering on the AGMARKNET portal and m-kisan portal are provided with SMS through m-kisan portal.

Besides this, efforts are made to provide market information via SMS by other public and private agencies who have sought live data access through Advanced Programming Interface (API) route from AGMARKNET portal. Iffco Kisan Sanchar Ltd (IKSL) is providing market information to farmers through voice SMS. Media Lab Asia, is providing Market Information through SMS and interactive way in three states viz. Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Meghalaya in their local languages. Karnataka State Marketing Board is also providing market information to farmers from their Krishi Maratha Vahini in local languages.

 So far more than 1194 crore messages have been sent to the stakeholders/registered farmers through m-Kisan Portal. The details of users registered under AGMARKNET, Media Lab Asia, KSAMB & NIC (Karnataka), IFFICO Kisan Sanchar Ltd. is given below

The details of users registered under AGMARKNET, Medialab Asia, KSAMB & NIC (Karnataka), IFFICO Kisan Sanchar Ltd. For market information via SMS

The details of users registered under AGMARKNET, Medialab Asia, KSAMB & NIC (Karnataka), IFFICO Kisan Sanchar Ltd. For market information via SMS

 

Sl. No State/Agency AGMARKNET

(No of Registered users)

Medialab Asia

(No of Registered Users)

*KSAMB & NIC

(Karnataka)

 

(No of Registered Users)

IFFICO KISAN SANCHAR LTD(IKSL)

 

No of Users (No of voice SMS)
1 Andhra Pradesh 1346 10,577 69,501 38,07,125
2 Assam 6    
3 Bihar 71 3,04,353 1,22,42,826
4 Chattisgarh 219 7,093 3,89,978
5 Gujarat 580 47,374 41,84,885
6 Haryana 297 13,578 5,51,923
7 Himachal Pradesh 27 9,572 1,93,689
8 Jammu Kashmir 14
9 Jharkhand 10 152 25,36,768
10 Karnataka 756 2,48,353 1,03,679 75,16,083
11 Kerala 85   1,25,771
12 Madhya Pradesh 431 42,258 22,13,857
13 Maharashtra 2676 34,493 54,35,662
  Meghalaya 9,956    
14 Nagaland 1    
15 Odisha 85 3,27,250 87,90,353
16 Punjab 1214 24,042 10,44,800
17 Rajasthan 279 81,619 69,26,051
18 Tamil Nadu 1123 22,026 10,78,885
19 Telangana 202 10,052    
20 Tripura 2    
21 Uttar Pradesh 679 5,16,913 2,57,05,441
22 Uttarakhand 15 343 53,878
23 West Bengal 83 1,01,354 46,63,642
24 Andaman & Nicobar 1
25 Chandigarh 5
26 NCT of Delhi 20
27 Pondicherry 11
  Total         8,74,61,617
Note:

1. Under AGMARKNET system, SMS are provided to registered users for 3 mandies and 3 crops of their choice through m-Kisan portal.

2. Media Lab Asia is providing the market information through text SMS  as well as interactive way

3. KSAMB and NIC system of Karnataka in SMS in local language.

4.IKSL  voice messages

* KSAMB and NIC are jointly implementing the scheme.

 

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