25th July, 2018, Kolkata
A one-day training programme for Master Trainers on “KVK Sandesh’’ Mobile App under Digital Farming Initiative in Agriculture (DFIA) was organized at ICAR-ATARI Kolkata in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today.
Dr. S. S. Singh, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Kolkata, in his inaugural address, said through this programme at least 10 farmers from each village under each KVK of this country would be digitally connected by 15th August, 2018 for two way communication through using “KVK Sandesh’’ App. Farmers would be able to exchange their knowledge with the scientists/ experts on the latest technologies related to agriculture, livestock and fishery sciences. Dr Singh urged the Master Trainers to upgrade their skills time to time.
Agriculture Expert from TCS; Scientists from ATARI Kolkata; Programme Assistants (Computer) from Odisha and West Bengal attended the programme
(Source: ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute Kolkata)