Ben Yanthan, Director of Agriculture with agriculture department officials during the launching of State Agriculture Portal in Kohima on December 8. (Morung Photo)
Kohima | December 8
The State’s Department of Agriculture today launched the State Agriculture Portal (SAP) nagafarmer.nagaland.gov.in at the Directorate of agriculture conference hall, Kohima.
Addressing at the launching programme, M Ben Yanthan, Director of Agriculture said that with the launching of SAP, the department is committed to provide responsive and effective administration and user friendly platform for the welfare of the farmers and farming community.
Yanthan said that the portal would play a critical role in providing a single access point to government information and services related to agriculture sector eliminating the need to navigate multiple website and applications.
SAP would present information and services in a single consolidation browser view, and also to provide a secure and individualized view of multiple online resources and interactive services, he added.
Yanthan also said the Agriculture department’s vision is to create knowledge based society through the use of information technology and through the portal, farmers, business persons and citizens across the globe can access the benefits of IT with just a click of a button.
Further, the Director also said that the ultimate goal of SAP is to use information technology as a medium to provide for an effective interactive platform for government to farmers, farmer to businesses and also government to any user citizen.
This would make exchange of information and access to agriculture services easy and speedy, leading to a sustainable and progressive farming system for the farmers in the state, he maintained.
With the launching of SAP, the agriculture department will progress and expand in all spheres to boost farming activities by providing a platform to advertise local indigenous farm products, Farmers Market also to provide information about various activities of Agriculture Department and other units such as IETC, SARS, KVK, Agri Expo, ATMA, Farmer Corner etc, he added.
Later, Yanthan also released the department "News Letter 2020-2021."
At the launch, Ramietech Solutions, Kohima also highlighted the technical report of SAP. The programme was chaired by S Kivikhu Achumi Additional Director of Agriculture while vote of Thanks was proposed by Ronchamo Kikon SMS, IT Nodal.