GGS Price Capture
© Sriganesh Lokanathan/ LIRNEasia
WAP enabled mobile phones are used by price collectors to capture the market price information for agricultural produce at DDEC (Dambulla Dedicated Economic Center) which is the country's largest wholesale market for agricultural produce.
Here an employee of GGS captures the price of a specif trade outside a trader's shop.
The data is sent in real-time to the servers mainted by Dialog from where it is pushed to subscribers via SMS based on their subscription preferences.
The prices are also availble via the web (tradenet.dialog.lk/), USSD, WAP or via a call center (by dialling 977 from any Dialog phone)