A large number of people are living depending on cultivation in West Bengal. Almost 96% of people are farmers.
So, the government of West Bengal brought a scheme called Matirkatha(মাটির কথা প্রকল্প). It is basically an ICT based platform of agriculture department. Through this portal all cultivation related information and farmers problems regarding to cultivation are solved.
Today in this article we are going to discuss about Matirkatha application, licence, recruitment, status, app download etc.
Matirkatha (মাটির কথা প্রকল্প) 2022
Matirkatha is an ICT based portal. It had been launched by the Agriculture Department during financial year (FY) 2014-15 and is being largely implemented throughout the state from FY 2015-16.
The portal is full of in built content in both languge. Here the farmers get all queries regarding to crops and cultivation. Almost 93 crops and interactive modules on crop-related questions and answers, farmers’ training, integrated nutrient management (INM), integrated pest management (IPT), fertilizer and pesticide calculators, and agricultural advisories and activities are included.
Other services are soil sample collection for issuing soil health cards to farmers, applications for financial assistance for farm mechanisation, automation of crop-cutting experiments, tracking of crop insurance applications etc.
The farmers get the answers of their queries in the very short time through SMS.
Details of Matirkatha Portal
The official portal of matirkatha is matirkatha.net where the farmers get all the above services.
Through this portal the farmers can avail soil health card, krishak bandhu, Matir Katha-Krishoker Katha app and Matir Katha Online Licensing System, solution of crops related problems, bangla shasya bima, scientific cultivation, weather and advice, map etc.
Or you can visit this portal also www.matirkatha.gov.in
Objective and Benefits of Matirkatha Portal
The portal has been launched with some important objectives.
To provide authentic information to the farmers.
To inform weather forecast for their cultivation.
To provide solutions for crop related problems.
To provide licence to business owner or shop of seeds, fertilizer and pesticides or chemical.
To provide soil health card to farmers and many other services.
Matir Katha License
Entrepreneur or shop owner can apply for license for selling seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and other chemical products for cultivation. The license is provided within 30 days. The need to visit office once for verification of documents.
Matirkatha online Licence system
If you want to apply for matirkatha online licence, you can apply online. Follow These simple steps mentioned below.
By following the steps mentioned below you can apply for fertilizer licence online.
At first you have to visit official portal of matirkatha.
On the homepage you will see a option called “অনলাইন লাইসেন্স সিস্টেম“.
Then you have to click on “অনলাইন লাইসেন্স সিস্টেম“
Then you will land on a new page where you have to Login to Apply.
After that you will see a new page and click on User Login
Then enter your email ID , Password and click on captcha.
Finally click on Log in button.
If you don’t have account then click on Sign up button.
Then fill all the required information such as email, password, name, photo etc and create account.
Matir Katha Fertilizer License Renewal Online
Follow the above steps to login and renew matirkatha licence. Besides this you can login and do all these Online Application, Verification Track your application , Application Status Inspection , Approval Licensing License Re-new etc.
Matir Katha-Krishoker Katha App
The farmers can download matirkatha app through this app they can post their queries or problems and get answers. If any farmar faces any issue or find damages on their crops ,they can send their queries to the department. The official reply to the queies as soon as possible.
If you want to download matirkatha app click on here : Matir Katha App download
What Services The Farmers Get Through This App
The farmers also get the services like the portal on this mobile app. Services include crop problems, natural calamities, government schemes, farmers’ registration with the Department of Agriculture and contact details of block Agriculture Department offices are available in the app.
Matir katha Recruitment
To all the above services the government need manpower or employee. Because all the district office, subdivisional office, block office are connected with internet so that the government can provide all these agricultural benefits very easy. There are thousands of employees are working in those offices.
Matirkatha Helpline Number
The farmers can contact with the official of the department through tollfree number. The Matir Katha Call Centre provides advice and help from Monday to Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm.
Toll-free Number: 18001031100