Addressing Queries of Farmers in 22 languages

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03 August 2021, New Delhi: In the last three years, including the current year, a total of 17,467,074 calls have been registered by Kisan Call Centre.

The funds allocated and amounts released under KCC during the last 3 years and current year upto 28.07.2021 is given below:

S. No.YearFunds earmarked (Rs.  in lakh)Expenditure incurred(Rs. in lakh)
12018-20192900.002730.46
22019-20203320.003320.00
32020-20213976.003958.65
42021-2022(upto 28.07.2021)3900.00581.92
Total14096.0010591.03

Replies to the farmers’ queries are given in 22 official languages.

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The Government has already increased the locations of Kisan Call Centres from 14 to 21 centres since September, 2018. Replies to the queries of farmers are given in all the 22 major languages used by farmers across the country.

State-wise number of calls answered by Kisan Call Centres during the last 3 years including current year upto 30.06.2021

S.No.State2018-192019-202020-21          2021-22 (up to 30.6.)
1Andaman & Nicobar Isalands3720353301551
2Andhra Pradesh9265814935717123027684
3Arunachal Pradesh8167441198145
4Assam2728726028231896459
5Bihar26379937916633639447258
6Chandigarh764000
7Chhattisgarh41798826428703915908
8Dadra & Nagar Haveli25000
9Daman And Diu136090334502
10Delhi34536718279010917866
11Goa155100
12Gujarat20432329925728386652401
13Haryana30544639197334379374921
14Himachal Pradesh50299528344382920800
15Jammu & Kashmir789181001587763517573
16Jharkand16091522204370317090
17Karnataka21903723012521160843383
18Kerala2297634599338666635
19Lakshadweep7401
20Madhya Pradesh36955044502745933785911
21Maharashtra528241713790560854103531
22Manipur13007721691309
23Meghalaya573355763218
24Mizoram147261621244
25Nagaland1149231093261
26Odisha17260616891818528039718
27Puducherry876000
28Punjab26454935557727559053916
29Rajasthan670883680711553193118001
30Sikkim151226072072338
31Tamilnadu19098418605419104839148
32Telangana9945411149812483215864
33Tripura2816201239401191
34Uttar Pradesh103490612921541180640236975
35Uttarakhand34010609566361915871
36West Bengal11711815209211877930564
Total48,48,62460,52,76754,74,4461091237 

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.

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