Animal Husbandry

What is E- Gopala App and How it will Help Farmers

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

To help livestock farmers amid the corona crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced E Gopala App under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) for farmers on 10th September 2020.

While launching E Gopala App, the Prime Minister said that the app will give farmers the freedom from middlemen and provide all information related to productivity, health and diet for the cattle.

"Along with the good breed of animals, the correct scientific information about their care is equally important. For this, technology has been continuously used for the past years. In this direction, the 'e-Gopala' app has been started today," he said.

What is E Gopala App?

E Gopala is a flagship program of the Government for the development of the agricultural sector in the country under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana.

How E Gopala App will Help Farmers?

However, the Prime Minister said that E Gopala App is for the Farmers’ benefit across the nation. The main objective of the E GopaThe Prime Minister further said that so far about six thousand crore rupees have been deposited in the bank accounts of farmers of Bihar.

"The e-Gopala app will be a digital medium that helps livestock owners. It will be easy to choose advanced livestock. They will get freedom from middlemen. This app will give all information related to productivity, health and diet for the cattle," he added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “People engaged in pisciculture will benefit largely from this scheme. It is our aim that in the next 3-4 years we double our production and give fisheries sector a boost.”

The Prime Minister further said that so far about six thousand crore rupees have been deposited in the bank accounts of farmers of Bihar.

"The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi has also directly transferred money to the bank accounts of more than 10 crore farmers of the country. There are about 75 lakh farmers in Bihar. So far, about 6 thousand crores have been deposited in the bank account of farmers of Bihar," he said.

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