Assam CM Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has ceremonially launched the Kisan Rath mobile app in Assam on 6th October in Guwahati. Agriculture Minister Shri Atul Bora was also present in the launch ceremony along with farmers, stakeholders, FPOs, service providers, and transporters.

According to CM’s speech, The Kisan Rath mobile app has been customized in our own Assamese language as well for the people of Assam. Kisan Rath app will help our farmers to facilitate the transportation of their farm products, mainly all types of vegetables and fruits.

 

CM is hopeful that With Kisan Rath, Assam’s farmers can now get on the competitive markets. They can now sell their products on a bigger market which will lead to help farmers to earn more. CM was seen appreciating honorable PM Shri Narendra Modi stating this has been made possible by the vision of PM, which has enabled farmers to double their income and live their lives with dignity.

 

CM says that he is hopeful that When the success stories of farmers will be visible and satisfactory as well, the young generation will get inspired to become farmers and make careers in the agriculture field instead of waiting for years to get a job.

CM in his speech also confirmed that In just 70 days during the last lockdown 1 & 2, Assam’s farmers have done business worth ₹ 357 crores. This is our potential which will lead to an Atma Nirbhar Assam.

Union Sports & Youth Affairs Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju was also present in the ceremony, and while addressing the press, he said, He is hopeful that Assam & the whole of NE will be an agricultural hub in the coming days. It will be known for its specialties.

 

Kisan Rath mobile app was initially launched on 17 April 2020 by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

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 the 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 finalize the deal, and can provide a rating for the transporter once the trip is completed. This Mobile App was initially made available in 08 languages in the Android version.

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