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Digital Mandis – The Future of Indian Agritech

The futuristic and unified policy framework will need advanced technology for the idea to evolve into reality. Together, these factors will foster a productive shift in Indian agriculture and create equitable market access for every stakeholder.

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In A Continental Country Like India, One Size Fits All Farm Laws Will Not work--Y.K Alagh

Agriculture in India has traditionally been the playground of politics. What was required-- a few clean policies that empower Indian farmers, open the scope and take the fruits of Indian farmer to the global market. Instead, it became the de-facto sector for MSP- subsidy-only-policy that harmed the sector. And the alarming fact that India’s wastage of major agricultural produce was about INR 92,651 crore in 2016, called for reforms and measures. What is then three Bills offer? A reform, finally, is opposed by a section of farmers in India. Where is agri-technology and last-mile chain of cold storage? BW Businessworld's Manish Kumar Jha raises such issues with Y. K Alagh, a former union minster who laid down fundamentals in setting policies as the chairman of Agricultural Prices Commission.

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Agritech Startup Farmkart To Raise Rs 90 Cr From Vcs For Pan-India Expansion

Farmkart's tech solutions are designed for non-tech savvy farmers providing them with fertilisers, pesticides, fungicides, seeds, farm equipment, among others at their doorsteps with no delivery cost. Besides, farmers can also rent modern farm equipment from Farmkart's e-commerce platform.

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Top 4 Agritech Trends To Watch In 2019

AgTech has the potential to revolutionise farm operations and interestingly small farm operations in particular. Four such trends to watch in 2019 are

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