Berhampur: Odisha government had decided to provide android phones to eking out from farming sectors, S N Patro, food supplies and consumer welfare here today.
It forms the part of government programme to empower the women farmers. A proposal in this regard has already been approved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The government would soon make a formal announcement in this regard, he said.
With the android phones, women farmers could have better access to agriculture related information. The beneficiaries will have to apply online for availing the free phone facility, he added.