Bathinda, November 20
Aimed at answering queries of farmers, assisting them in operating agricultural equipment and spreading awareness regarding proper management of paddy stubble, agricultural experts from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) would be providing guidance through a WhatsApp chatbot.
To avail the service introduced by the state government, farmers need to type “parali” and send it on WhatsApp to the mobile number 6283191730 to generate queries or seek information. Farmers can also visit this link http://bit.ly/2HxncFu.
“For managing paddy stubble in the fields, the state government provides agricultural machinery on subsidy which can be instrumental in ending the practice of stubble burning,” said Chief Agricultural Officer Bahadar Singh Brar. — TNS
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