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Tamil Nadu Launches Uzhavan App for Farmers

Tamil Nadu Government has launched bi-lingual Uzhavan App that will allow the farmers to have access to nine types of services, including details about their crop insurance.

Tamil Nadu Launches Uzhavan App for Farmers

  • The app can be downloaded from Google Playstore.
  • The farmers to get information on farm subsidies, book farm equipment and related infrastructure and get details on their crop insurance.
  • It also shows weather forecast for the next four days
  • It includes information on the available stocks of seeds and fertilisers in local government and private stores

Other schemes launched

  • Edappadi K. Palaniswami, the CM of Tamil Nadu also launched the ‘Amma Bio-Fertiliser’ scheme, named after late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to provide better management of natural farming, and help boost and maintain soil fertility.
  • Farming machinery and equipment worth Rs14.10 crore, including 50 tractors procured by the government, that can be rented at low rates by farmers were launched
  • He also inaugurated an environmental park, constructed at Kanniyakumari at a cost of Rs. 4 crores.

Expected Questions

Which of the following states has launched Uzhavan App?
a. Odisha
b. Tamil Nadu
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Kerala
e. Telangana

Uzhavan App is launched for
a. employment generation
b. army personnel
c. railway employee
d. farmers
e. women safety
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