Deputy Director General, India Meteorological Department, S D Attri has said that weather-related advisories by the department to the farmers has resulted in the high yield of agricultural products across the country.
He was speaking at the National Conference on Agriculture Extension held in New Delhi today. He said, over 40 million farmers are benefiting from the advisories in local language disseminated through SMS by the Met department and there has been an increase in the production of all 22 principal crops.
The conference had deliberations on most advanced technologies and recent scientific explorations in agriculture. (AIR NEWS)