Centre to add another 1,000 mandis to eNAM

The authorities would integrate an additional 1,000 mandis with digital Countrywide Agriculture Industry (eNAM) in…

The authorities would integrate an additional 1,000 mandis with digital Countrywide Agriculture Industry (eNAM) in the coming fiscal 12 months to enhance farmers’ access to numerous markets and buyers throughout the country, an official assertion explained on Thursday.

The Agriculture Ministry has linked 1,000 mandis in the country to eNAM and the latest Price range has manufactured provisions for extending this to one more 1,000 mandis, the assertion explained including that above 1.69 crore farmers and 1.fifty five lakh traders have currently registered on the electronic system.

The electronic buying and selling technique so far has viewed buying and selling of 41.3 million tonnes of bulk commodities and 36.8 million coconut and bamboo really worth somewhere around ₹1.22-lakh crore, it explained.

During Covid-19, e-NAM system/mobile app was even more strengthened by launching FPO buying and selling module in e-NAM whereby farmer producer organisations (FPOs) can trade their deliver from their collection centres without having bringing the deliver to mandis. So far, 1,844 FPOs have been on board on e-NAM system. In addition, warehouse based mostly buying and selling module was also introduced. To aid inter-mandi and inter-point out trade at this juncture, improved edition of logistic module was introduced whereby aggregators of transport logistic system have on boarded which will help consumers to monitor their deliver.

In the same way, the e-NAM system is now inter operable with an digital marketplace system of Karnataka authorities which will aid farmers of both platforms to promote their deliver in other system and therefore enhance their marketplace access.

“e-NAM is not just a plan but it is a journey which aims to reward farmers and remodel the way they promote their agri deliver. This intervention delivers enormous positive aspects to our farmers in augmenting their earnings by enabling them to realise competitive and remunerative costs in a clear manner without having incurring additional expenditures,” the assertion explained.