78,000 Farmers Registered Through “Bardana” Mobile App to Monitor Stock and Delivery of Wheat

The Bardana Mobile App established by the Punjab Information Technology Board under the umbrella of ‘Food Digitisation,’ was registered as more than 78.000 farmers under Covid-19’s lockdown.

This was told by the PITB Chairman Azfar Manzoor’s progress review meeting. The meeting was also attended by IT Director General Ops Faisal Yousuf and other Senior Officials.

PITB Chairman Azfar Manzoor said that PITB had successfully launched Bardana Wheat Procurement, Flour Ledger Management Information System and Inventory Management System. These systems are playing a pivotal role in “Wheat Procurement Drive 2020” and monitoring the stock positions and wheat delivery mechanisms across Punjab, he added.

The meeting was informed that under this module, over 389 food centres had been registered and over 631,000 tons of total Bardana had been issued in Punjab this year.

The wheat procured from farmers is recorded through PITB powered Wheat Procurement app and Web Portal. For the first time, Payment Scroll is introduced, through which payment against the wheat procured is calculated and its access has also been provided to the banks and the centres concerned to facilitate in calculating and making payments to the wheat sellers.

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