The Directorate of Mushroom Research is located in Solan city of Himachal Pradesh, endeared as the gateway of Himachal Pradesh, the mountainous wonder of Solan city is famous for its cultural splendor, numerous old temples and seasonal vegetable crops. Solan is widely popular for its mushroom cultivation and bearing the title of “Mushroom City of India”.
ABOUT ICAR-MUSHROOM APP
ICAR-Mushroom App is basically designed for our valued farming community viz; Mushroom growers, Mushroom Entrepreneurs, Mushroom Researchers and for students. Mushroom is an indoor crop grown in seasonal as well as in environment controlled cropping rooms. The Mushroom is a rich healthy food and having abundance of Vitamins & minerals including Vitamin D & can be grown on the agricultural waste. Therefore to popularize mushroom cultivation among general masses, need was felt to provide a platform where instant information of mushroom can be made available to farmers. Therefore the present app is the result of our continuous efforts.
Goal of Application
1) To popularize mushroom cultivation and its nutritional & medicinal values, we need to promote mushroom in the masses as health food. This app is developed to promote mushroom cultivation.
2) To notify interested mushroom entrepreneurs for mushroom training.
3) To promote crop advisory to mushroom growers.
4) To provide information about newly developed mushroom technologies by ICAR-DMR.
5) We can send Crop Advisory to mushroom growers through this app directly and can be saved for future reference.
There are following active controls used in this application
DMR-HOME: Covers Photo with auto phone call link and auto mail link with DMR Official website link.
SERVICES : Services provided by ICAR-DMR Solan, for more details link redirected to particular page of the website.
HEALTH BENEFITS : Covers Nutritional and Medicinal facts.
MUSHROOMS: Photographs of Cultivated Edible and Poisonous mushrooms with description.
TECHNOLOGIES: Technologies developed by ICAR-DMR
PRODUCTS: Mushroom products photographs and its ingredients
MUSHROOM PROFILE : Cultivation techniques of different types of mushroom
PHOTO GALLERY : Covers all events photo gallery
TRAINING: Provide complete information regarding mushroom training and its online registrations.
VIDEO : Provides Mushroom Cultivation Videos on Youtube channel
FAQ : Covers frequently asked questions regarding mushroom and its cultivation.
PROJECT FORMULATION: Rates for formulation of project report for setup mushroom farm
CONTCTS: Contacts details
LINKS : MyGov, DARE, Farmers Welfare, ICAR, ASRB, DMR-Solan
CREDITS : Support and suggestions ..
MESSAGING : In-App Message service provide Crop Advisory and News-Events updates to audience. When the user will activate this app on their mobile, a message balloon will appear on their gazette. This message will also be available under Message link and will disappear from the message area in particular set date and time.