Mandi Current Affairs - 2020

Uttar Pradesh: TrueNat machines to test COVID-19 in 75 districts

The Uttar Pradesh Government is to make the TrueNat Machines available in all 75 districts to test COVID-19. The ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) had approved the machines to conduct COVID-19 tests earlier. Highlights The UP Government is to make the machines available in all of its districts for speedy testing of COVID-19 cases. Read More…

ENAM succeeds touching milestone of 1000 Mandis

The ENAM initiative is spread across 18 states and three union territories currently. The Government of India recently added 38 Mandi to the initiative and has reached its set target of 1000 Mandis. Highlights Recently, the Government of India linked 200 Mandis to ENAM and another 117 in a short duration after this. Adding 38 Read More…

117 new Mandis integrated to E-NAM platform

On May 11, 2020, around 117 mandis were integrated with E-NAM (National Agriculture Market). This has increased the number of Mandis in the country to 962. Highlights The Union Minister of Agriculture launched the mandis through video conferencing. These online Mandis are now being used to trade coconut and bamboo as well. As of May Read More…

Bharat Market: National E-Commerce Marketplace launched by CAIT

A National E-Commerce Market place was launched by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called “Bharat Market”. Highlights The e-commerce market place will integrate the capabilities of technology companies in order to provide end to end services. The portal will include participation of retailers and aims to bring 95% of retail traders into the platform. Read More…

E-Nam: 200 new Mandis integrated

On May 1, 2020, around 200 Mandis were added to the E-NAM platform. The mandis were from 7 different states. They were joined through a video conference held by the Union Minister of Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar. Highlights The mandis added were from the states of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka Read More…