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Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched two Mobile Apps

Current context: Two mobile apps ‘CHC Farm Machinery and Krishi Kisan App for Geo Tagging’ have been launched by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched two Mobile Apps
  • The CHC Farm Machinery App will help the farmers to get the machinery required at the rates feasible for them from the Custom Hiring Centres (CHC) located in the radius of 50 Kms.
  • The Krishi Kisan App will provide information about the best demonstration of high-yielding crops and seeds in the nearby area of the farmers.
  • Any farmer with high quality of seeds/crops can use the Krishi Kisan app to demonstrate best practices of cultivation to other farmers.
  • The App will also give weather forecast message to farmers and help in geo-tagging and geo-fencing of the crop.
  • CHC Farm Machinery is a Multi-lingual Mobile App allows geo-reference photographs of agricultural machinery custom service centres and photographs of machinery.
  • Through this app, farmers, especially small and marginal farmers, will have easy access to high value and technical agricultural equipment’s.

Question: 

Q.1 Recently, the CHC Farm Machinery App is launched by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
b. Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
c. Ministry of Agro & Rural Industries
d. Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched two Mobile Apps Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched two Mobile Apps Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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