The IIL Basis, the CSR wing of agrochemical corporation Insecticides (India), has tied up with Basis for Agriculture Sustainability and Transformation (Speedy) to offer extension suggestions more than a electronic system, which uses electronic avenues like WhatsApp and YouTube.
The Electronic Attain system provides weather and pest infestation details regularly as a result of a WhatsApp window. Besides, it will give ideas based on the details.
“The system is up for use by Telugu-speaking farmers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, and elements of Karnataka,” an IIL Basis spokesperson explained.
The WhatsApp group include agricultural officers, enter sellers, enter company’s associates, non-governmental organisations, farmer producer organizations and farmers.
It also disseminates a fortnightly e-Agri publication, a package of farm practices. The beneficiaries can also obtain YouTube Stay programmes on important crops like cotton, rice, chilli, and mango.
“Covid-19 has compelled us to suspend bodily extension activities. We have collaborated with Speedy