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KisanMitr – Friends of the Farmers project is an initiative of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India. This project aims to make Indian farmers more self-reliant by giving them insights and recommendations based on information from various data sources from different departments of the Government. PSA Office has engaged the services of a Registered Public Trust namely Indian Centre for Social Transformation (Indian CST) ( who developed and are maintaining (now for the Department (now Ministry) of Animal Husbandry Dairying and Fisheries for the (then) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare from 26.11.2016 to till now. Indian CST has contributed its GPMS Transportal for building the KISAN MITR portal on the lines of e-pashuhaat. This National Digital Repository called the Friends of the Farmer portal ( is hosted as per Government of India cloud policy at  Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Fourth Paradigm Institute(CSIR4PI), Banglore.