GoI launches Kisan Rath App to help farmers
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India is taking several measures to facilitate the farmers and farming activities at field level during the lockdown period. On 17 April 2020, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare had launched “Kisan Rath App” to facilitate Farmers and Traders in identifying right mode of transportation for movement of farm produce ranging from food grain (cereal, coarse cereal, pulses etc), fruits & vegetables, oil seeds, spices, fiber crops, flowers, bamboo, log & minor forest produce, coconuts etc.
The app has been developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC). Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar, launched transport aggregator mobile app- Kisan Rath and aims to bring together 5 lakh trucks and 20,000 tractors on mobile platform for transporting farm produce to markets from farm gate.
About the Kisan Rath App:
Kisan Rath Mobile App facilitates the farmers and traders across the country for transportation of agri-produce by connecting them with the transporters. The app interfaces with leading transport aggregators and individual transporters for providing a wide range of transport vehicles at required date and place, in a quick and easy way.
The app allows posting the requirements of part-load as well as full-load. The app also provides a feature to the transporters to register their vehicles and provide services to farmers and traders. The transporters can view the posted loads and respond back with their availability and quotes.
The farmers and traders can view the responses to their posted loads, communicate with the transporters to finalise the deal, and can provide a rating for the transporter once the trip is completed.
This website and app is only a facilitator for connecting the users with the transporters. The website and app is not responsible for price fixation or ensuring the quality of services provided by the transporter. Further, the website and app shall not be responsible for any damages or theft to the consignment, during the transit.
The website and app is not involved in any transaction between any parties using this website and/or app. It shall be the responsibility of the user to ensure that any services or information available through this website meets the user’s requirements.
How to use Kisan Rath Mobile App
- Official guidelines – How to operate Application
How to Download Kisan Rath Mobile App
- The Kisan Rath mobile application is available on google play store.
- Download link