Pull SMS – Structures & Codes To extract information from database by sending SMS in a particular format
Voice based Advisories Voice based Advisories – Surveys indicated that many farmers are interested in Voice based advisories. – Supports almost all voice formats (.wav,.mp3,.mp4,.amr,.m4a,.aac,.flac ) – Expert can record advisory and upload it on web to send to farmers through SMS Portal. – Thus illiterate and semi literate farmers can also get the expert advisories – Work going on for Text to Speech Conversion without Internet
IVRS in Agriculture IVRS in Agriculture IVRS to get feedback of farmers regarding the advisories from experts and quality of information given to them by KCC agents. We are having IVRS in all 12 Indian languages. A farmer can rate the advisory or answer given by KCC agent on the scale of 1 to 5.
Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) Enables to access database & info on web and also to carry out data entry in web based apps without internet on handset
THE USSD MAGIC… THE USSD MAGIC… Unstructured Supplementary Services Data (USSD) - A rarely used technology as old as mobile telephony itself USSD is interactive text messaging. mKisan has catalysed demand Remote location data entry and query on databases by text messaging Fixed monthly charges @ Rs. 5 – Centralised Payment Mandi price data entry, choice of right machine, seed availability, agromet advisory Android Apps in pipeline
Buyer Seller Coordination Buyer Seller Coordination Buyer Registration & Approval Selection of Area to buy commodities Price offered for selected commodities Location of Farmers Details of interested buyers along with their offered price is sent to farmers
Ksewa – Universal Plugin Ksewa – Universal Plugin From stand alone or web applications to integrate with SMS. Soil Health Card, Market Information, Subsidy Information,Dealer Licensing etc. Earlier, the report was either on the internet or as a printed document. > 4 mobile phones per farm family, SMS is the way. Interface to send the report of these services on the mobile phone of the farmers with a sender id KRISHI