Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour

बिहार कृषि विश्‍वविद्यालय, सबौर

Agricultural Call center (Kisan Helpline)

  • In addition to regular toll free number for instant enquiry on crop production problems, BUA has started WhatsApp service as “BAU Agro Doctor”. Farmers are enabled to share real time images of the crop production problems especially the weed infestation, pest and diseases which are effectively diagnosed by the experts from concerned department and advisories are sent on real time basis.  In the year 2016-17, a total of 2275 advisories were provided over phone and 256 over WhatsApp.

Figure 3. Details of advisories sent through Kisan Helpline