Government has integrated 250 mandis in ten States with the electronic national agriculture market (e-NAM) in the first phase. Addressing media in New Delhi, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said, government has exceeded the target of linking 200 mandis by the end of last month. He said, the highest of 67 mandis in Uttar Pradesh have been brought under the e-NAM portal followed by 44 in Telengana, 40 in Gujarat, 36 in Haryana and 20 in Madhya Pradesh. Mr Singh also said, government has approved proposals of 14 states for integrating around 400 mandis under the

The Minister said, so far over one lakh 53 thousand tonnes of agriculture produce amounting to Rs 421 crore has been transacted through e-NAM platform. He informed that over one lakh 60 thousand farmers and over 46 thousand traders have been registered on the platform. 
E-NAM is a pan India electronic portal for sale and purchase of agricultural produce so that farmers get better prices of their produce. The first phase of the e-NAM was launched on 14th of April this year. A total of 585 markets are targeted to be integrated with e-NAM by March 2018.

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