Agtech platform introduces ‘buy now, pay later’ service for commodity purchase

In a 1st, Indian agtech platform has launched ‘buy now, shell out later’ (BNPL) assistance for each and every buyer buying 150-two hundred tonnes of agriculture generate. It will utilize to consumers on platform for acquire of grains, oilseeds and pulses.

A press release from the company said consumers could get credit rating of up to ₹25 lakh at zero curiosity charge for 14 days. “This will shortly be raised to ₹2 crore,” the company said.

To avail of the BNPL plan, consumers would have to have to add their essential know-your-client paperwork and financial specifics. As soon as onboarded, they can avail credit rating in a issue of minutes.

As a platform, will provide together many players to provide the BNPL assistance. The financial options will be prolonged to warehouse rent, financial loan reimbursement, etcetera.

Launching the assistance, Prasanna Rao, CEO,, said, “BNPL, which is typically offered in the retail area will now be designed offered for men and women in the B2B trade of agri commodities. By way of the BNPL assistance, will provide in a lot more simplicity and belief in commerce and the marketplace linkage transactions.”

The assistance will mitigate payment chance for the supplier and include assurances for the buyer that will advantage farmers, farmer producer organisations and modest agri firms advertising on the platform.

Rao said this is a one-of-a-type assistance in the $370 billion markets of non-perishable agricultural generate as it is unsecured funding.

With BNPL, the seller gets paid out upfront, the financial institution advantages from selecting up funds discounts for early payment and the buyer gets to shell out afterwards without the need of having to pay curiosity building it a win-win for all the stakeholders.

Demand for financial options variety a crux of the commodity marketplace and BNPL is expected to be a significant driver of volumes in the following six-12 months. This assistance will be offered to all sellers and consumers registered on the platform, the statement said.