Sensitization workshop for master trainers of KVKs on “KVK Sandesh” was organized by : ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Hyderabad on 3rd August, 2018.
KVK Sandesh is a digital platform developed by TCS to facilitate advisory services to farmers. It has a web console to be operated at KVK level and mobile app for farmers.
Dr YG Prasad, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Hyderabad, said a database of farmers from all villages at district level has been developed to digitally connect farmers to KVKs through KVK Sandesh platform.
Experts from TCS imparted training on web console and mobile app explaining the features for two way interactions between KVK scientist and farmers at district level.
Master trainers from 10 KVKs from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry participated in the workshop..
The master trainers will impart further training to nodal officers of all remaining 60 KVKs in the Zone.
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Zone-X, Hyderabad)