Kisan Sabha App

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Kisan Sabha App


The CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI), New Delhi has developed the Kisan Sabha App to connect farmers to the supply chain and freight transportation management system. The app also intends to provide a robust supply chain management required to facilitate the timely delivery of the products at the best possible prices during the present situation of Covid-19.

Imp Points

  • Aim:
    • Kisan Sabha aims to provide the most economical and timely logistics support to the farmers.
    • It also intends to increase the profit margins for farmers by minimizing interference of middlemen and directly connecting with the institutional buyers.
    • It will also help in providing best market rates of crops by comparing nearest mandis, booking of freight vehicles at cheapest cost thereby giving maximum benefit to the farmers.
  • Stakeholders Involved:
    • The app connects the farmers, transporters, Service providers (like pesticides/ fertilizer/ dealers, cold store and warehouse owner), mandi dealers, customers (like big retail outlets, online stores, institutional buyers) and other related entities for a timely and effective solution.
  • Function:
    • It acts as a single stop for every entity related to agriculture, be they a farmer who needs better price for the crops or mandi dealer who wants to connect to more farmers or truckers who invariably go empty from the mandis.
    • Kisan Sabha also provides a platform for people who want to buy directly from the farmers.
CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI)The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) was established in 1952 as a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).It is located in Delhi.It is the premier national research organization for highways traffic and transport planning and all other allied aspects.It carries out R&D in the areas of road and road transportation and provides the highest level of professional consultancy.

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