eNAM.gov.in – Government of india lunches National Agriculture Market (electronic trading portal) for indian farmers, where they can sell and buy Commodities online. On the occasion of Birthday of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, Prime minister Narendra Modi has lunched National Agriculture Market, enam.gov.in where farmers can trade online their commodities online. This is new web portal lunched by Modi government to provide ease of business for farmers. It is also part of Digital India campaign.
National Agriculture Market by Modi Government – eNAM.gov.in
Indian farmers who are biggest contributor in indian economy, are not being enabled with technology. This portal, National Agriculture Market is expected to make revolutionary changes in indian agriculture. This announcement was part of Budget 2016 (as Union budget 2016 is defined as pro farmers pro socialist).
eNam.Gov.in will enable 21 Agriculture Mandis from 8 states on an e-platform. States like Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand and Himachal Pradesh are going to part of National Agriculture Market in first phase. In second phase, 585 regulated wholesale markets or agriculture produce market committees (APMCs) will connected to eNam portal (before 2018).
How National Agriculture Market – eNam.gov.in works?
Farmers needs to register first with National Agriculture Market portal. After successful registration, they will get update from different (or nearby) Agriculture Mandis about latest price of commodity.Commodity Price Index will be flashed on this portal which will give live price of Commodity. Also, farmers will be able to list their Commodity on this portal and can also buy Commodity from other farmers online.
To fulfil new mission of per drop – more crop, PM Narendra Modi said “With each drop of water saved, we can usher in a new era of progress and prosperity”.
Benefits of National Agriculture Market – eNam.gov.in?
There are lots of benefits of this portal, instead of going in detail, we are providing you bullet point list of benefits of National Agriculture Market;
- No middle man involved, farmers to farmer portal, farmers can directly sell and buy commodity.
- Testing of commodity quality will be introduced for buyers and sellers
- Transaction will be less, more time saving approach
- Farmers can create new offers and can bargain to buyers.
- With single license, farmers can sell commodity to all connected Agriculture Mandis
Which commodity will be listed on National Agriculture Market – eNam.gov.in?
As of now below mentioned commodities are going to listed on National Agriculture Market;
- Mustard seed etc
Government of india is building Amazon.com type of online trading portal for Indian farmers and for which Rs 200 crore of budget has been approved by Modi government which will be used to make this portal effective, to connect all whole sellers, to spread message about this portal to farmers to farmers in coming years.
Status of proposal from States which have been granted in principle approval as of April 2016
Languages supported by eNam Portal
Currently, this portal supports 4 language, English, Hindi, Gujarati and Telugu. More languages and mobile application to be lunched very soon.
Hope, this portal will make enough revolution to indian agriculture market, to create india a super power :).