Kisan Mobile Advisory Service

KMAS is the second version of KMS (Kisan Mobile sandhesh) which was very popular farmers of Yavatmal District. It is a IT enabled service aiding instant messaging from KVK to individual farmers for extending Agricultural information through SMS alerts. The service comprises sending Short Message Service alerts on cellular phones collected at KVK to farmers, agri-Entrepreneurs, dealers and extension personnels. Weekly One SMS is issued on various agricultural developments like weather forecast, disease forecast, market information, sowing, pest occurrence. The service is also being used as a medium to send information on important trainings and other programmes to the members of the Farmers Clubs and SHG network under the KVK.

Years No. of massages No. of Farmers benefited
2011-12 03 285
2012-13 01 865
2013-14 02 1102
2014-15 02 2204
2015-16 03 569
2016-17 07 651
2017-18 09 1830
2018-19 31 49335
2019-20 39 52352