Scientific Disposal of Buffer Stocks in India – Part 3 of 3

Buffer Stock

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.

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Scientific Disposal of Buffer Stocks in India – Part 1 of 3

Pulses

Indian Government has done a commendable job in ensuring food safety for the country’s more than 1.2 billion population. Popularly known as “buffer stock management of agricultural produce”, this has served well to almost eradicate hunger from the country. However, there is surely enough room to further improve the management of these buffer stocks, especially in their disposal.

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UMP Paves Way For A Sustainable Karnataka

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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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Demystifying ‘Interoperability’

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:

Interoperability Infographic

Farmers Finance of Rs. 3362 crores on NeML e-Pledge

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NCDEX e Markets Ltd. (NeML)’s e-Pledge is a unique service which leverages NeML’s domain expertise in the commodity spot markets to bring together critical stakeholders – the Borrowers (primarily Smallholder Farmers, Traders, Aggregators and Processors), the Warehouse Service Providers (WSPs) and the Lenders (primarily Financial Institutions like Banks) on a single, robust online platform.  Continue reading “Farmers Finance of Rs. 3362 crores on NeML e-Pledge”