Mobilink has launched BaKhabar Kissan, an application exclusively dedicated to Pakistani farmers. The app provides necessary information relating to the agricultural needs like farming techniques, weather forecasts, cultivation methods, market rates of crops, animal husbandry, government schemes and other agricultural news. The app is designed in Urdu language and it also uses voice response technology.
Agriculture constitutes the largest sector of Pakistan’s economy, contributing to about 25% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and also provides employment to a large number of people. Timely statistics are needed for agricultural crops like wheat, maize, sugarcane etc. BaKhabar Kissan aims at enhancing the agricultural economy and helping farmers. It provides guidance and online training to the farmers.