PannoMulloKathan: Voice Enabled Mobile App for Agricultural Commodity Price Dissemination in Bengali Language

Madhab Pal, Rajib Roy, Soma Khan, Milton S. Bepari, Joyanta Basu


In this work we present a voice based mobile application for dissemination of agricultural commodity procurement and consumer prices. Disbursed information is crawled at daily basis from government authorized websites of agricultural marketing departments. The app incorporates mix media multiple access means in form of touch-type-see, touch-type-listen, speak-see and speak-listen modalities and also includes a robust Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) engine in Bengali language to support real time voice queries. Colorful interactive app based user interface and ASR incorporated core client-server architecture altogether provides an efficient framework for serving registered users of different educational and economical background including people having little or no computer knowledge, semi-literate or illiterate rural people.


Cite as: Pal, M., Roy, R., Khan, S., Bepari, M.S., Basu, J. (2018) PannoMulloKathan: Voice Enabled Mobile App for Agricultural Commodity Price Dissemination in Bengali Language. Proc. Interspeech 2018, 1491-1492.


@inproceedings{Pal2018,
  author={Madhab Pal and Rajib Roy and Soma Khan and Milton S. Bepari and Joyanta Basu},
  title={PannoMulloKathan: Voice Enabled Mobile App for Agricultural Commodity Price Dissemination in Bengali Language},
  year=2018,
  booktitle={Proc. Interspeech 2018},
  pages={1491--1492}
}