Farmers’ perception towards Electronic-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) systems adopted by APMC market, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
Mehta Piyush1,*, Thakur Rohit1, Raina Krishan Kumar1, Thakur Pankaj2, Mehta Ritu1
1Department of Business Management, Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan, 173230, Himachal Pradesh, India
2Department of History, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 171005, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Online published on 9 August, 2019.
The study has highlighted the farmers’ perception towards e-National Agriculture Market Systems adopted by Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) market in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. The study reported the awareness level of farmers towards various e-services rendered under e-NAM by APMC. It was also attempted to state the insight of farmers’ perception towards implementation of e-NAM by APMC. The common problems faced by farmers were also investigated with e-NAM seeking farmers’ suggestions to improve these services. It was highlighted that APMC market should work on providing the complete information regarding the function of e-NAM services in providing the transparency in the accounts and also making the modes of payment easy so that each farmer could work in APMC market.
Farmers'perception, e-NAM, e-services, market, APMC.