National Agricultural Market: The Road Ahead


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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Looking Beyond Farm Loan Waivers: Emerging Perspectives – Part 2

NeML - Looking beyond farm loan waivers

In the first part of this two-part series, we covered the various diverse perspectives that are emerging on Farm Loan Waivers in India and presented a new perspective – linking Commodity Spot Markets with short-term credit linkage initiatives to enhance famers’ bargaining power that will lead to better realisations for their agriculture produce.

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‘Unified Agriculture Market’ project in Karnataka wins the prestigious CAPAM 2018 Award

NeML wins CAPAM 2018 Award
Mr. Manoj Rajan (4th from left) and Mr. R Ramaseshan (3rd from right) receiving the CAPAM 2018 Award

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.

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A National Agriculture Market Beyond Mandis

National Agricultural Market

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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UMP Paves Way For A Sustainable Karnataka


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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