E-SAMRIDDHI PORTAL (Syllabus: GS Paper 3 - Economy)

News-CRUX-10     5th January 2024        
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Context: Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah launched the portal developed by National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.

E-Samriddhi Portal

  • Developed by: NAFED and NCCF
  • Aim: To encourage Indian farmers to grow more of these two Pulses to meet the domestic demand and gradually reduce import dependency for the nation.
  • Objectives:

oTo enhance its domestic production of Tur / Arhar and Masur and reduce its import dependency to zero level. 

oTherefore, it is desirous of pre-registering the Indian farmers willing to produce these two Pulses and offer them at MSP or the rate as pre-decided for National Buffer of Pulses. 

National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.(NAFED)

  • About: NAFED is registered under the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act.
  • Established:  2nd October 1958.
  • Objective: To promote Co-operative marketing of agricultural produce to benefit the farmers.
  • Members: Agricultural farmers are the main members of Nafed, who have the authority to say in the form of members of the General Body in the working of Nafed.