On 23rd May 2019, the BJP-led NDA coalition rode back to power with a thumping majority thereby assuring India of a stable government for the next 5 years. Amongst other things, one of the primary challenges the new government faces is reviving the agriculture industry in India.
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Initiated with the noble aim of empowering farmers to market their own produce efficiently, and in the process double their income by 2022, on 14th April 2016, Government of India launched National Agricultural Market (NAM), which was later renamed as Electronic National Agricultural Market (e-NAM).
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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.
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In the recently announced Karnataka State Budget 2018, the Hon. CM Shri Siddaramaiah acknowledged the Unified Market Platform (UMP) as one of the key drivers for the State’s sustainable growth.
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Ever since we first published the ‘5 Steps To Create A National Agriculture Market (NAM) In India’ two months back, we had several discussions with various stakeholders of the agriculture markets ecosystem on the core component of NAM – Interoperability, and were surprised by the subjective understanding many had about the same.
Below are 5 simple suggestions to ensure everyone is on the same page when it comes to Interoperability: