In order to facilitate the farmers and educate them with novel modus operandi and pioneering inventions in agriculture sector, ‘Kissan Call Centre’ has been set up in Shimla which will go a long way in solving the problems of the farmers. A Spokesman of the State Government said here today that the farmers could contact on toll free number 1800-180-1551 to seek any information or get their problems redressed from 6 am to 10 pm from subject matter specialists throughout the week. In case of any complications, there was a provision to provide factual information of problems to the farmers telephonically or through mail/post.

He said that to disseminate innovative practices in agriculture sector, special central programme would also be aired on AIR and broadcast on Doordarshan under Krishi Darshan Programme.