Punjab Agricultural Helpline

To resolve emergent problems of farmers, toll-free Punjab Agriculture Helpline 0800-15000 and 0800-29000 have been installed / activated in the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), which remain active 12 hours daily from 08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. The facility for computerized recording of calls of farmer and display of callers ID with date and time at the helpline facilitates in locating callers for prompt feedback by technical experts on the same day. This facility has proved instrumental in improving knowledge and capacity building of farmers with enhanced confidence in Agriculture Department. The farmers are making best use of this helpline facility for seeking technical guidance about modern farm technologies.