It is a matter of great pride that our initiative with the Government of Karnataka – ‘Unified Agriculture Market’ has won the Common Wealth Association of Public Administration International Innovation Awards – CAPAM 2018 in the ‘innovation in public services management’ category at Guyana on October 24, 2018.
With every passing year, more and more Multinational Companies (MNCs) across the globe are entering the Indian market to sell value-added agri products that fetch far higher prices than what their India-sourced raw commodities fetch. For e.g. a popular brand’s 250 gms. packet of Cornflakes, with minimal fortification, sells at a 3-4 times higher price than raw cornflakes. The same goes for Imported Fruits like Apples, Oranges and Grapes that command a premium of 50-100% over the ones produced in India.
In our earlier blog post, we saw how NeML’s Tech Team did a stupendous job in migrating 50 Applications with over 100 Servers to AWS Cloud in 60 hours to become India’s first company in the BFSI segment to migrate 100% of its applications from Data Centre to the Cloud!
Here’s what Ravindra Shevade, our COO & CTO had to say about it:
When it comes to marketing surplus agricultural produce in India, approximately 30% is traded through regulated agricultural markets, popularly known as Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC) or Mandis.
In the first and second part of this series on ‘Scientific Disposal of Buffer Stocks in India’, we spoke about why India urgently needs a concrete, scientific and systematic disposal plan for buffer stocks.