Sugarcane Information System (SIS)

Uttar Pradesh cane development

SMS

This is the biggest rural messaging system of the rural India.Under this system, the farmers having mobile numbers registered with their sugar mills, regularly get information regarding survey, issue of supply tickets, weighment, payment and other developmental activities. Farmers not having registration of their mobile numbers with sugar mills or having changed their previous mobile numbers, can register their new mobile numbers by contacting respective sugar mill or cane development society.

Presently this system is successfully working in 116 sugar mills of the state.

Following information is being sent through the SMS system

Sr.No. Activities Frequency of interaction with farmer No. of SMS sent (Approx)
1 Survey of fields 2 times 2
2 Calendar of supply 1 time 1
3 Start of sugar mills/centres 2 times 2
4 Supply tickets At the time of purchy issuance 12
5 Weighment of sugarcane According to weighment 12
6 Payment of sugarcane price At the time of payment 12
7 Development & other activities Time to time 12
Total --->>> 53

Details related to SMS

Sugarcane Grower (In Lac) No of Registered Mobiles (In Lac) Percentage No. of SMS sent (In Lac)
Last Year This Year
29.00 29.20 100.70 497.20 806.86

In UP, the division wise mobile numbers collected from the cane growers and SMS sent in present year are as under:

as on 31-03-2012

Sr. No. Division No. of Districts Total Cane Suppliers (In Lac) Mobile No.s collected (in Lac) Percentage of Mobile holders (%) No. of SMS sent
1 Saharanpur 3 3.62 3.73 103.04 17279601
2 Meerut 5 3.80 3.77 99.21 15310880
3 Moradabad 5 4.40 4.33 98.41 23871307
4 Bareilly 7 4.01 3.87 96.51 12195238
5 Lucknow 6 5.70 5.52 106.15 28657099
6 Devipatan 3 2.70 2.65 101.85 14236485
7 Faizabad 6 1.62 1.15 102.68 5221726
8 Gorakhpur 4 2.08 3.01 96.63 6249151
9 Deoria 5 2.07 3.07 100.00 7384621
Total -->> 44 30.00 31.10 100.69 130406108

Total SMS For season 2010-11 -- 47988315