National Agriculture Market(e-NAM)

National Agriculture Market(e-NAM)

National Agriculture MarketGovernment 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)

  • NABARD has proposed Rs 2000 crores for the development of 22,000 rural agricultural markets (Rural Hatts) of the country.
  • This fund will also be utilized for the development of 585 APMC in the country.
  • Rural agricultural markets will be linked with e-nam platform.
  • By the establishment of Village Agricultural Mandi near the farm will reduce the losses and also benefit both farmers and buyers.


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