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Ministry of Textiles launches “Paat-Mitro” application to facilitate jute farmers

The application is designed by the Jute Corporation of India which provides MSP information to 40 lakh jute farmer families

Posted On: 21 DEC 2023 4:34PM by PIB Delhi

To provide important information about MSP and agronomy to jute farmers, the Ministry of Textiles launched “Paat-Mitro” - a mobile application, developed by The Jute Corporation of India Limited (JCI) during ‘Jute Symposium’ here today. Smt. Rachna Shah, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles launched the application which is available in 6 languages.

The application can be freely downloaded from Google Play Store and all the functionalities are made available to the users free of cost. In addition to, the latest agronomic practices and Minimum Support Prices (MSP); Jute Gradation Parameters, Farmer-centric schemes like ‘Jute-ICARE’, weather forecasts, JCI’s Purchase Centers’ locations, Procurement Policies are also made available in the app. Farmers will also be able to track status of their payments for the raw jute sold to JCI under MSP Operation. Latest technology feature like Chatbot is included for their queries through this mobile application “Paat-Mitro”.

The ‘Jute Symposium’ was organised to create awareness and popularize Jute based technical textiles with special emphasize on Jute Geotextiles. The event was attended by representatives from different ministries, research institutes.

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