Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Minister Virender Kanwar today launched five Department of Agriculture online services and six Department of Agriculture (Direct Benefit Transfer) online services. ‘breeding. On this occasion, Virender Kanwar said that five Department of Agriculture departments including Chief Minister Nutan Polyhouse Project, Chief Minister Green House Renovation Scheme Green House Renovation Scheme, Mukhyamantri Khet Sanrakshan Yojna, Anti Hail Net scheme and State Agricultural Mechanization Program and six services of the Animal Husbandry Department, including maintaining the gestation ration for native or crossbred cows of farmers belonging to BPL families of general categories, Him Kukut Palan Yojna, Krishak Bakri Palan Yojna, maintaining of the pregnancy ration for farmers under the SCSP, the provision of subsidized rams to sheep farmers and the best animal reward program have been integrated into this framework.
He said applicants can now apply online for these services at the Himachal Online Service (e-District) portal https://edistrict.hp.gov.in and avoid visiting the relevant office. These services were developed by the Department of Information Technology through HPSCDC. The ability to track the status of the application online is also provided. Candidates can also apply through Lokmitra Kendra, e-district portal or directly on a standalone website. Information would be provided by message (SMS) at each stage after application. There will be a transparent approval process with first come, first served, online payment option and important documents such as approval and agreement can also be uploaded online. He said the ability to review applications online, transparency in processing applications, first-come, first-served process, paperless application process as well as reporting would also be provided through the online services. Ajay Kumar Sharma, Secretary of Agriculture Rakesh Kanwar, Director of Agriculture NK Dhiman and other officers were also present on the occasion.