The Union Agriculture Ministry is doing the job on integrating the e-National Agriculture Market (eNAM) with farmer producer organisations (FPOs) and warehouses to supply stop-to-stop connectivity for farmers.
Addressing the BusinessLine Agri Summit below on Friday, PK Swain, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, said the government is doing the job on integrating eNAM with warehouses aside from FPOs.
“We are now doing the job on the integration of eNAM with warehouse receipt, so that we can consider eNAM to registered warehouses and investing can occur from the warehouse alone, without the need of getting the items to mandis. Following tte horizontal integration of FPOs with eNAM, this is another horizontal integration with warehouses. It is prepared and we are ready for a appropriate day for the start,” said Swain.
The FPO module has been through pilot testing, he extra.
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