Ludhiana: An Android App for ‘Precision Dairy Farming’ was launched at the Pashu Palan Mela that kicked off on Friday, by Dr. A. S. Nanda, officers and dignitaries. The App can be downloaded from Google Play Store in the coming days. It will be available in two versions English and Punjabi but right now it is available in English and soon the Punjabi version will be there for the farmers.
Vice Chancellor of the varsity Dr A.S. Nanda said that the app will be available in two versions – English and Punjabi. “It will cover all aspects of dairy farming related to both cattle and buffalo” he said while launching the app.
The app is for better care of cows and buffaloes that would also enable the dairy farmers to contact experts and get their advice on problems faced by their animals.
There is a special provision in the App in which a farmer can ask any question related to dairy farming after filling a simple form already available in the app under Frequently Asked Questions category.
Dr. A. S. Nanda said, “This App will be online that can be updated from time to time as per the feedback received from the farmers.”
Dr Ravdeep Singh of department of veterinary and animal husbandry extension education said that literature has been added to the app after consultation and proof reading by experts of the field.
He also said that app would allow the farmers in calf rearing, feed management, milking, house management among other issues related to dairy farming.
Dr HK Verma, director of extension education said that the app would allow the farmers in getting replies to different problems on their phones only.
The question which will be asked in majority by the farmers will be earliest preferred to give it’s solution on the website.
Guests launching the App in Ludhiana on Friday
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