Karnataka makes its agricultural market digital with Unified Market Platform

Karnataka welcomes traders to its Unified Agricultural e-markets. Karnataka Minister for Agricultural Marketing and Horticulture S.S. Mallikarjun says, “Single unified license has enabled traders to transact in all APMCs in Karnataka and the e-permit facility has simplified transportation of agricultural commodities, traders can now generate e-permit “any time any where’.”

Experts excerpts –

“What makes Unified Market Platform unique, is the quality test report from reputed assayers that can be seen on the platform.” – T.P. Shenoy, Head, Agri Operations, ADM

“Remote bidding has helped me to trade in multiple markets sitting at my own place.” – Veerendra, SV Traders, Chitradurga

“Unified license has removed barriers and has improved our market accessibility, e-permit has eased movement of goods post trade.” – Manjunatha, Trader, APMC, Tumkur

Unique features –

  • Single unified trader license to buy in any of the 156 agriculture markets in the state
  • Simplified process of availing the trader license online at Rs. 200 per year only
  • Licensed traders can login through web portal using their unique user id and password and buy from anywhere
  • Quality of commodities assured by a third party assayer & results are displayed on the electronic platform
  • Cleaning, grading & packing facilities are made available in Karnataka markets
  • Successful bidders can also conclude trade by making payment online
  • Electronic weighment, computerized billing, online payment & e-permits are available for your convenience
  • Major markets, arrivals and price information are made available through the mobile app & website

Progress of e-Market –

  • 39 lakh farmers have registered on the Unified Market platform
  • 18,000 commission agents to facilitate in e-tendering
  • Transactions till date is Rs. 45,000 crore from 68 lakh lots
  • Assaying facilities made available at 40 major markets free of cost

Major commodities in Karnataka’s Agricultural Produce markets –

  • Copra, Chilly, Tur Dal, Greengram, Arecanut, Tamaring, Jowar, Groundnut, Cotton, Sunflower, Paddy, Turmeric, Ragi, Horsegram

For more information contact: Director, Department of Agricultural Marketing, Bengaluru. Telephone: 080-22867192, 22867369. Email: mdksamb@gmail.com, contact@remsl.in

Issed by Department of Agricultural Marketing & Karnataka State Agricultural Marketing Board, No. 16, 2nd Cross, Rajbhavan Road, Bengaluru | www.krishimaratavahini.kar.nic.in | ReMS, Rashtriya e-Market Services

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