With 585 mandis in Phase 1 and 415 new mandis in Phase 2, the e-NAM platform now has a total number of 1,000 mandis across 18 states and 3 union territories.
National Agriculture Market (eNAM) is a pan-India electronic trading portal which was launched on 14th April 2016, by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the aim of networking the existing mandis on a common online market platform as “One Nation One Market” for agricultural commodities in India.
The e-NAM is being implemented by the Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) under the aegis of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, with the support of all the e-NAM states/UTs, state marketing boards, mandi secretaries, supervisors, quality Assayers, weighment operators, service providers, farmers, FPOs, traders and eNAM team.
This digital initiative of the Government of India provides a single window service for all APMC related information and services, including commodity arrivals, quality assaying, competitive bid offers and electronic payment settlement directly into farmers’ accounts. It also aims at reducing transaction costs, bridging information asymmetries, and helping expansion of market access for farmers and other stakeholders.
In the last 4 years, the e-NAM registered user base has 1.66 crore farmers, 1.31 lakh traders, 73,151 commission agents and 1,012 FPOs. As on 14th May 2020, total volume of transaction was 3.43 crore MT & 38.16 lakh numbers (bamboo and coconut) collectively crossed a remarkable business milestone worth Rs. 1 lakh crore on e-NAM platform. Presently 150 commodities, including foodgrains, oilseeds, fibers, fruits and vegetables are traded on eNAM.