The agriculture ministry has added six new features in the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) platform to make it more user friendly. This includes MIS dashboard for better analysis, BHIM payment facility by traders, mobile payment facility by traders, enhanced features on mobile app such as gate entry and payment through mobile, integration of farmer’s database and Learning module in e-NAM website
The mobile app is being enhanced in multi-dimension so that the entire operation for farmers and traders can be user friendly, said a government statement. “Mobile app has been made multilingual. Now the mandi operators can carry out one of the critical operation of gate entry directly from e-NAM mobile app. This will also facilitate the farmers to do advance gate entry on mobile app which in turn will reduce a lot of time for farmers coming in the mandi and will bring huge efficiency and facilitate the farmers to do advance gate entry on mobile app which in turn will reduce a lot of time for farmers coming in the mandi and will bring huge efficiency and facilitate smooth arrival recording at the gate.
Facility of viewing the assaying certificate is made available to traders on the mobile app. Now, online payment by trader (buyer) can also be done from e-NAM mobile app through debit card and net banking. Further a new feature has been introduced for farmers where they can see the progress of their lot being traded and also real time bidding progress of price will be visible to farmers on mobile app.