Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched CHC Farm Machinery Mobile App
October 1, 2019
Agriculture Informatics Division of NIC has developed a multi-lingual Mobile App for Custom Hiring Centres for hiring of farm machineries by the farmers – CHC Farm Machinery App for Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. This app connects the farmers with Custom Hiring Service Centres in their area to provide Agricultural Machinery on rental basis to the Farmers, especially small & marginal farmers who cannot afford to buy the high value machinery & equipments.
The App was launched by Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on 24 September 2019 at New Delhi. “Farmers will now have easy access to high value and technical agricultural equipment’s at their doorstep” said the Minister while launching the ‘CHC Farm Machinery’ Mobile App.
The App is already available to custom service providers for registration and uploading with georeference photographs of agricultural machinery custom service centers and photographs of machinery and for registration of farmers. As data is captured through geotagging, the farmer can locate the nearest custom hiring center located in his vicinity between 5-50 km. The app can be downloaded on any android phone from Google Play Store.
Dr. Ranjna Nagpal (DDG), Mrs. Mala Mittal (STD and HoD), Mr. Sarbjeet Singh (STD) and Mr. Gyan Prakash Singh (TD) were present from NIC on the occasion.