National Agriculture Market(e-NAM)
Government Schemes for Farmers Welfare
|Scheme||National Agriculture Market(e-NAM)|
Approved on 1st July, 2015
Launched On 14th April, 2016
|Aim||To create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.
Removing information asymmetry between buyers and sellers
Promoting real time price discovery based on actual demand and supply.
- National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) scheme was approved on 1st July, 2015 with an initial allocation of Rs. 200 crore to link 585 wholesale APMC mandis across the country through a common e-platform.
- On 14th April, 2016, Hon’ble Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi launched the pilot of e-NAM on the 125th Birth Anniversary of Baba Saheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar in 21 markets of 8 states.
- National Agriculture Market (NAM) is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC and other
- market yards to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.
- The Central Government offers one time grant to the States / UTs up to Rs.30.00 lakh per market, based on their DPR for purchase of hardware, internet connection, assaying equipment and related infrastructure.
- An additional grant of Rs. 45 lakh per mandi is envisaged in the budget announcement of 2017-18 for installation of sorting, grading, & packing facility and compost unit in the E-NAM Mandis.
- 585 markets across 16 states & 2 UT’s have been integrated with e-NAM portal. Uttar Pradesh has maximum, 100 mandis integrated with e-NAM
- In principle approval given to integrate 630 mandis in 18 States, UTs with eNAM.
- To facilitate assaying of commodities for trading on e-NAM, common tradable parameters have been developed for 90 commodities.
- By 26th January, 2018, total 152 lakh tonnes of agricultural produce worth Rs. 36587 crores has been recorded; 74 lakh farmers, 1.01 lakh traders and 53169 commission agents were registered on e-NAM platform.
Development of Rural Agricultural Markets (Rural Hatts)