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Question 1: What is the impact of Agmarknet Portal?

Answer :  The portal is considered as an important flagship of the Government of India Schemes and efforts are afoot to make it of real use/service to the farmers. About 2100 markets are reporting data every month.Nokia, BITCOE, IKSL , a Cooperative Sector company, has been involved in disseminating the price information to a large network of farmers cooperatives, Public sector banks, commodity exchanges, news papers, etc. are using the site for publishing the data on prices of agricultural commodities


Question 2 : Who are the main users of Agmarknet Website?

Answer :  The main users of Agmarknet website are Farmers , traders, Reseach Institue, exporters, Commodity Boards/Various Government Departments, ECO-STAT. The linkages are also provided to Kisan, Krishi World, Indian Agro-net, Agriwatch, Indian Dairy Industry, Agro-India, Forwards Markets Commission, National Multi Exchange of India Limited and NCDEX through the portal to form a close user-group.


Question 3 :  What is the method of collection and dissemination of data?

Answer :  The portal is run by the Directorate of Marketing & Inspection with the technical assistance of NIC as consultant on Turn-key basis. The computer facility has been provided at different markets at grassroot level and connected to internet with DMI Hqrs. The Agriculture Produce Markets enters the data in the prescribed format, using the customized application software “Agmark”. The information is either sent through State Government or directly to DMI Hqrs. Faridabad. From Faridabad it is uploade