E-agri market to be launched on April 14: Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that the ‘National Agriculture Market’, a digital platform for farmers, will be launched on Ambedkar’s birth anniversary on April 14. The government allotted ₹200 crore to integrate 585 wholesale markets across India under the e-agri platform in phases by 2018. Modi also directed state governments to help double their farmers’ incomes by 2022.