Indian Govt Scheme For Farmers: The Modi government at the Center has been coming up with better schemes for the farmers from time to time. This time again the central government has taken a big step for the farmers. The Central Government has said that the Center is working to make e-NAM (National Agriculture Market) i.e. E-National Agriculture Market (eNAM) even better.
In this regard, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar said that the Center is working to improve e-NAM (National Agriculture Market). It is an online business platform. This effort of the government is inspired by the goal of making agricultural commodities, agribusiness more transparent in India.
Added 1,000 agricultural markets
Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar said, so far 1,000 agricultural mandis (APMC markets) have been linked to the e-NAM project and business transactions worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore have taken place. Tomar said during the inaugural session of the two-day National Conference of Agriculture and Horticulture Ministers that we are working to improve the e-NAM platform for greater transparency.
promote digital agriculture
Minister Tomar said that the government wants to promote ‘digital’ agriculture so that farmers do not have to go to the market and do not have to depend on middlemen. He emphasized on the role of technology to monitor the agricultural produce grown in a particular area. “If we create a database of crops in a particular area, we can provide immediate compensation in case of crop loss due to calamities.
working as a mission
Minister Tomar said that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working as a mission to improve the agriculture sector. The government wants to popularize coarse cereals. Prime minister Narendra Modi urged the United Nations to dedicate one full year to popularizing millet across the world. After this, the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2023 as the international ‘Millet’ year.