Integrated control rooms have been set up in Pudukottai and Karur districts to assist farmers in transportation of produce during the lockdown. They will also respond to agriculture-related queries.
The government of Tami Nadu state has taken various steps to ensure that farming activities continue without any hitch even during the lockdown. Vegetables and fruits procured from farmers are being sold to the general public on their door step, the release added.
A control room has been established at the District Collectorate in Tiruchi to monitor mobile sale of vegetables and fruits to the general public. Officials of the Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Marketing and local body manning the control room will provide information over phone about the functioning of vehicles supplying fruits and vegetables to the public and address any problems on the issue.