The Government of Punjab would be distributed five million smart mobile phones among farmers of punjab to communicate the latest and modern farming techniques. The Chairman PITB Dr. Umar Saif said that on the direction of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Shareef PITB is going to develop a mobile application for said projects. Any farmers can be get information about the weather conditions and also contacts with any experts or higher management in the Minister of Agriculture Punjab, Pakistan.
In an interview, Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Dr Umar Saif said that these phones will provide useful information to the farmer community including free alerts and advices from the agricultural experts.
The communication through smart phone is a very systematic way will be established among farmers and other stakeholders. If Government wants to send some alerts regarding crops prices or any other information that would be better channel for immediate response.