Amritsar boy develops web app for organic farmers - ECAS Punjab

Amritsar boy develops web app for organic farmers

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 13

As farmer protests rage across Punjab against the new farm laws, city lad Raghav Vashisht, a Class XII student of Wyneberg-Allen School, Mussoorie and a young developer, has set up a web/mobile app for the farmers called "Organic Farmers Connect". The application is available on the Google play store. The young innovator said that the application would help improve the farm economics in India and ensure viable future for farmers. While speaking about his application Raghav said, "The team at Farmer Connect accepts that a secure cultivating future is fundamental and that we are to accomplish long haul supplies of sheltered and quality raw materials. We require understanding of farmer needs and the app will assist farmers with tending to their difficulties. To provide full assistance to the farmers, our app 'Farmer Connect' and the web portal '' has been set up."He said that Farmer Connect will permit the farmers delivering organic produce and get the full value of their hard work. "Also, it has been a shared effort with the network of more than 100 farmers, at present," he informed. Farmer Connect encourages the farmers to develop a network of supply-demand, with accentuation on natural items, which advances the healthy and nutritious eating. Furthermore, the online interface without focusing on monetary intrigue centres around directly making available the organically produced farm items to consumers. He had been working on developing the app during lockdown. "Around the globe, the cultivating population and the rural communities in which they live are maturing. We can progressively hope to see this affect our flexible chain. Numerous farmers face monetary issues coming about because of truly low food costs and are managing the impacts of environmental change. The Organic Farmer Connect underpins the farmers who cultivate organic products, to address these difficulties and manages to let their products reach the right consumers through an online platform. This activity would help settle on agribusiness an alluring profession decision for youngsters, which is fundamental to guaranteeing a sustainable support to our farm economies," said Raghav.

from The Tribune

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