The India Post, Mohali , 26th December, 2008 :HFCL Infotel Limited has launched a voice based value added service ‘Mandi Bhav’. This will allow the subscriber to get the rate of commodities such as vegetables, grains, pulses or fruits from amongst the mandi markets all across Punjab.
The voice-based’ service will empower the subscribers in Punjab to know the latest mandi rates by simply dialing 57157 from their connect landline & ping mobile phones thereafter following the instructions the subscriber can have access to real time commodity rates from the different mandis of punjab. The subscriber has to select product and he/she will be told the prices of that commodity for the selected mandi in real time.
The agricultural belts of Punjab will now have the empowerment to find out the mandis where the rates are the best and accordingly they can sell their produce. Apart from the agricultural produce the mandi bhav also gives the rates for fruits, cereals, fibre crops, spices, sugar, grains etc
The service is available to both Connect landline and Ping mobile customers
Mr. G.D Singh, COO of HFCL Infotel Ltd. said that this is another one of the many initiatives that the company has taken to make a positive difference in the lives of the subscribers.