Government of Tamil Nadu launched UZHAVAN – உழவன் App for farmers in the state. The app provides complete real-time information related to agriculture and also provides 9 important services such as weather updates and latest crop rates. The app is launched by the Chief Minister TN Edappadi K.Palaniswami at the Secretariat. The app supports two languages Tamil and English. The UZHAVAN is available on Android and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store.
UZHAVAN – உழவன் App Services:
- Information on farm subsidies
- Farmers can book farm equipments
- Details about crop insurance and services
- Weather forecast for next 4 days
- Information on schemes such as seeds, anti-bird net, plastic mulching, beehives, machinery, pre-cooling chamber, reefer van, mobile vendor cart, solar pump set, shade net, poly house, pack house, hi-tech nursery, small nursery, new tissue culture lab, low-cost onion storage and mushroom cultivation
- Farmers can also register themselves on the app and apply for subsidies and schemes
- Information on availability of seeds and fertilizers in various government, cooperative and private outlets nearby
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The objective of the UZHAVAN – உழவன் App is to empower farmers with accurate so that they can take appropriate decisions. The app is launched and maintained by Department of Agriculture, Tamil Nadu.
UZHAVAN – உழவன் App Benefits & How it works?
- Real-time information such as weather updates & crop prices
- Farmers can easily apply for government schemes & subsidies
- Track status of their application
- Easy application procedure for application of crop insurances
- Updates on compensation amount on the insurance and various schemes
- Provides information on Customer Hiring Center for hiring farm Machinery
- Agrisnet (National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture NeGP-A): tnagrisnet.tn.gov.in
- Machinery wise List of Firms Empanelled and Approved for Agricultural mechanization programme 2017-18.
- Pamphlet regarding subsidy for various agricultural machineries and solar powered pumbing system
- Approved rates of solar pumps
- List of empanelled companies for solar pumps