Useful agricultural web portals and mobile apps

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Kisan Bandi, e-Market place for farmers is a start-up venture introduced by innovative team of technocrats, operating from Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra and designed to conduct direct online marketing among Farmers, Consumers and Traders. KisanBandi supports farmer to set the selling price and co-ordinate with farm-based marketing for his produce. Consumers will be in direct reach of Farmers for the purchase of bumper produce at reasonable price.

User friendly mobile app Kisanbandi is available in Playstore / iStore and website

Contact Kisan Bandi:
Helpline: 8080807374

e-sahamathi app

Karnataka government will soon launch a mobile app to help farmers sell their produce directly to retail chains such as Big Basket, Reliance Fresh, Nature’s Basket and Ninja cart. The e-Sahamathi app, developed by the e-governance department with the help of National Informatics Centre (NIC), will enable farmers to give their consent to interested retailers to contact them to negotiate a deal for their produce. The app will also help companies selling seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and bank loans to offer their produce or services to consenting farmers.

Arka Bagwani app

Arka Bagwani is an official app from ICAR-IIHR,Bengaluru which showcases all the technologies and researches which are useful for the farmers. Arka Bagwani app is now available in 3 languages English, Kannada & Hindi.


Mango Cultivation app

The mobile app on mango cultivation is developed at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bangalore. This mobile app has been developed for the benefit of farmers and stakeholders involved in mango cultivation. The application includes crop production including soil & climate requirement, propagation, spacing, planting, training & pruning, INM, irrigation and harvesting. The crop management aspects comprises of disease management for the various diseases affecting mango crops, viz., anthracnose, blossom blight, leaf blight, powdery mildew, dieback, etc., and the pest management modules comprises of infestation of fruit fly , mango hopper, stone weevil, mealy bug, shoot borer, stem borer, etc.


Papaya Cultivation app

The Mobile app on Papaya cultivation has been developed at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) Bangalore, which provides crop management solutions such as crop production aspects, disease management, pest management and new release varieties information.

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Bele Darshak Karnataka-2020-21

The Karnataka Government wants to have a clear picture of the crops sown and the type of irrigation adopted for the same across all the farm lands in the state. The vision of the project is to be the means to create one single, verified source of truth for Farmer and Crop data in the state that can be utilized by multiple departments and other agents in the eco-system (such as Banks, Insurance agencies etc). This will ensure consistency in records across all databases like Parihara, RTC, Samrakhshane, etc. The goal is to ensure that all the systems have access to accurate & up-to-date Farmer & crop data in a timely manner.


Krishi Yantradhaare Driver app

Agriculture Department the Government of Karnataka has decided to establish Custom Hire Service Centre (CHSC) at hobli-level, with an objective to assist the small and marginal farmers to provide machineries at their door steps. “Krushi Yantradhaare Driver App” app gives Transparency to driver to complete the bookings and reach to their specific farm for which the booking has been done.

Special Features

►Navigation to reach the appropriate farm.
►Offline feature in case of no internet.
►showing proper machinery information and delivery address.
►Quality service.
►Online Payment and Cash Payment.
►Multi Language.

►To provide machineries at farm gate.
►To enhance the production and productivity of the crops.
►To provide services of High- Tech machineries to small and marginal farmers in time.
►To mitigate problem of labor.
►Available at reasonable rentals.
►To increase profitability of the farmers.


BHOOMI_MRTC app , Karnataka

Karnataka Bhoomi App provides more relevant RTC and More information in simple steps, bhoomi RTC land records are more apps are there, but in this app you can get more speed process like website are Karnataka high speed with low time consume. Karnataka bhoomi also provides efficient ways to get more benefits to gain useful information in your finger within seconds, in Karnataka state it also another names like ಭೂಮಿ ಸರ್ವ್, ಭೂಮಿ ಪಹಣಿ etc.


Cashew India App

The app is developed by Dr. Mohana, G.S and his team at the ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur, Karnataka state, India with the inputs from centers of All India Coordinated Research Project on Cashew in different states of the country. The app is developed under the program on Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. The financial support was provided through Directorate of Cashew and Cocoa Development (DCCD),Cochin, Kerala.

The app is built with following unique features

1) It gives comprehensive information on cashew grafts, nursery, cultivation, plant protection, post-harvest processing, market information, e-market, various stakeholders such as farmers, researchers, developmental agencies, processors at oneplace.
2) Farmer/User can upload and store his own cashew images and videos in “My cashew” sub-section of ‘Cultivation” section. It is also possible to record the expenditure, observations and data of the cashew farm.
3) It is possible to place order for planting material online in ‘Planting Material” section from the research stations in your state
4) You can give your buy/sell requirements in ‘Market info” section
5) The app is developed for 10 states of India such as Gujarat, Maharastra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal and Meghalaya
6) The app is in 11 languages i.e. Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam,Tamil,Telugu,Oria,BengaliandGaro
7) Farmer/ User can contact experts through “Ask Expert” section
8) Real time chatting is possible in ’Chat Room’ with the users who are using app at a given point of time
9) E-speak button enables the app to read text for you in different sections.


Farm Calculators App

For Precision farming use of exact quantity of Seeds, Fertilizers and Fertilizers is very important to enhance yield with minimal use of these inputs without effecting soil health. Hence, this farm calculator to farming community to save costs by calculating exact quantity requirement of Fertilizers, Pesticides and Seeds required for Farm for sustainability in farming.

1. Fertilizers (NPK) Calculator: Calculate exact quantity of NPK fertilizers required per unit area based on recommendation or soil testing, which saves costs and avoids excess use of fertilizers and degradation of soil health.
2. Pesticides/Fungicides/Herbicides Calculator: Apply exact quantity of Pesticides/Fungicides/Herbicides of different company pesticides with different active ingredients (a.i) to manage your pests/diseases/weeds at your farm and minimize excess use of these agriculture inputs
3. Plant Population Calculator: Calculate exact number of seeds for your field crops or plats required for unit area for your horticulture crops.
4. Seed Rate Calculator: Calculate exact quantity of seeds required for your farm based on seed test weight and germination of the seeds.
5. Seed Blending Calculator: Calculate blending of seeds of marginal lots with high germination lots to avoid wastage of marginal seed lots according to Karl Pearson square method. This could be also used as wine blending calculator.


Crop Doctor app

Crop Doctor is an android based mobile application for the farmers in national level. The objective of this application is to wider reach and easy accessibility of crop information and service among farmers. It disseminates disease, insect, nutrient deficiency of crop information to the farmers as required. Crop Doctor Covered almost all major crops of Paddy, vegetables, pulses and Oil seed. App is Unicode supported and bilingual i. e., both in English and Hindi as well. Farmers can query the information with image from various nutrient deficiencies, disease, insects affected for obtaining the solution as required. In new version of crop doctor farmer can also access the information related Agriculture Schemes, Farm Implements, Agriculture News etc. Crop doctor app is developed by IGKV-NIC Raipur, Chhattisgarh.


Soil test methods

Soil testing is central to the nutrient management planning for economically profitable and ecologically sustainable crop production. Of late, it has assumed unprecedented importance in view of the growing awareness about soil health card in Indian agriculture. Indiscriminate use of fertilizers based on their blanket recommendations or without knowing the native availability of plant nutrients in soil is of little importance in modern agriculture which not only aims at improving crop productivity but also at maintaining the fertility status of soil for sustained crop production. Further, reliability of the ‘soil test based nutrient recommendations’ depends largely on precision of soil testing, which necessitates proper understanding and knowledge of soil testing methods for different soil parameters commonly used in preparation of soil health card and making nutrient recommendations. In order to acquaint you (students, researchers and soil test personnel) with the procedures of soil testing, we present here an android based mobile application “Soil Test Methods” and hope it serves as an instant soil testing guide to you.


Megh doot weather app

Meghdoot, a joint initiative of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) and Indian Council OF Agricultural Research (ICAR) aims to deliver critical information to farmers through a simple and easy to use mobile application. The mobile application was developed by the Digital Agriculture research theme at International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad in collaboration with IITM, Pune and IMD, Delhi. The app seamlessly aggregates contextualised district and crop wise advisories issued by Agro Met Field Units (AMFU) every Tuesday and Friday with the forecast and historic weather information to the fingertips of the farmers. The advisories are also issued in vernacular wherever available.


Kisan Suvidha app

Kisan Suvidha app mainly for Farmers, APMC Brokers and staff as its providing Marketing Yard online.

Suvidha for Kisaan(Farmers):

-Live auction of any commodity of any Marketing Yard(APMC)
-Average, Minimum and Maximum Price of any commodity at any yard for Selected Date and Month

Suvidha for Brokers:

-Day wise bought commodity details
-Day wise sold commodity details
-Auto calculation of Bought and Sold Commodities

Suvidha for APMC(Marketing Yard):

-Auto send Email of daily Average, Minimum and Maximum grade wise price to Media.
-Easy Management of SES records
-Auto calculation for all kind of SES (from the yard and outside the yard as well)
-Village wise annual production details


Pashu Poshan app

The “Basic Guide to Good Dairy Husbandry Practices” provides some vital clues to the dairy farmer on important aspects of dairying developed at NDDB, Anand.


Kayaka Mitra app

It’s a central government app in which farmers and agricultural labours can apply for 100 days jobs per year under MGNERGA scheme through KAYAKA Mitra app without hassle risk of visiting Grama Panchayats.