The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Platform of Platforms (POP) under the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) in Bengaluru, Karnataka. as well as Equity grant of over Rs 37 crore was also released to 1,018 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) which will help in benefiting about 3.5 lakh farmers.
- Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Basavaraj Bommai, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Ministers of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Ms. Shobha Karandlaje and Shri Kailash Choudhary, Agriculture Minister of Karnataka, Shri BC Patil, State Ministers, Union Agriculture Secretary Shri Manoj Ahuja were also present.
- Farmers will be facilitated to sell their products outside their state borders and it will help in increasing farmers’ digital access to multiple markets, buyers and service providers and bring transparency in business transactions with the aim of improving price search mechanism and quality commensurate price realisation.
e-NAM Coffee Table Book released
- Agriculture Minister released the Coffee Table Book to showcase the endeavour and journey of e-NAM in bringing transparency and efficiency in the trade of agricultural products in the country through innovation and technology.
- Coffee Table Book on e-NAM focuses on showcasing the benefits and success of farmers and stakeholders by facilitating the digitization of APMC mandis.
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