FICCI webinar dissects Govt's agricultural market reforms

At a recently concluded webinar by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, FICCI  entitled, ‘Opportunity to reinvent Agriculture @Policy Reforms’, saw leaders discuss the pros and cons of the three ordinances that were recently introduced by the GoI to usher in major agricultur...Read more

Rwanda focuses on sustainable cooling & cold chain

A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and cold chain based in Kigali will help get farmers’ produce to market quickly and efficiently thereby creating jobs, reducing food waste and increasing profits. It has been inspired by the University of Rwanda’s existing Africa Centre of Exce...Read more

Snowman Logistics expands more warehousing capacity with GDL & ALL  

    Gateway Distriparks (“GDL”) and Adani logistics Limited (“ALL”) have resolved their disputes mutually in context to Snowman Logistics share purchase by Adani Logistic Limited. Gateway Distriparks Limited (“GDL”) had initiated arbitration proceeding against Adani ...Read more

Haryana Govt to register FPO's warehouses on e-NAM platform

The Haryana government is determined to integrate packhouses /warehouses on the e-NAM platform of the Government of India. e-NAM (National Agriculture Market) is an electronic trading portal that forms a network of APMC mandis to create a single market for agricultural commodities. The government has decided to in...Read more

Govt includes Snowman Logistics under “Essential Services”

As per regulation 30 of LODR, the business of Snowman Logistics Limited (Snowman) is considered under the ‘essential services’ category as per the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), and accordingly all the warehouses of the Company are functional and fully operational. The Company remains committed to pro...Read more

Agri-supply chain startup Ergos Bags $5 Mn from Aavishkaar Capital  

     Bengaluru-based agritech startup Ergos has raised INR 35 Cr ($5 Mn) in a Series A funding round from Aavishkaar Group’s equity investment arm Aavishkaar Capital.  The Series A funding was expected to be a ₹100-crore round with an Aavishkaar Capital Limited Partner and a technolog...Read more

Snowman Logistics ramps up operations to meet home delivery demand amidst the lock down  

     Snowman Logistics has announced that the company is running their operations 24x7 as cold storage warehousing and transportation are under essential services notified by the Government of India to meet the demand for home delivery of food, medicines and essential goods amidst the lockdown. Th...Read more

UP state Govt offers huge subsidy on wheat storehouses

      Recently, the state government of Uttar Pradesh decided to give subsidy on the storehouse of wheat for the proper storage of wheat. Farmers have also completed the sowing of Rabi from the last week of October to November 15. Rabi crop which includes hard wheat, indigenous gram, linseed and ...Read more

Post-harvest services platform Arya raises $6 million in pre-Series B funding

Agri post-harvest services platform, Arya recently announced that it has raised $ 6 million in pre-Series B funding from Omnivore and existing investor LGT Lightstone Aspada. Arya provides post-harvest services across the agricultural value chain, including warehousing, warehouse receipt financing, rural storage d...Read more

Govt to build 31 Silos in Punjab to prevent food grain wastage  

  Raosaheb Patil Danve, Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said that so as to prevent the wastage of food grains in traditional storage system, Centre has decided to construct thirty one silos in Northern state of Punjab for proper scientific storage of food grains. Th...Read more

Agritech Leap India raises INR164 Crore in Series B round of funding

Coimbatore based Agritech and logistics firm Leap India Food and Logistics Pvt. Ltd. had recently announced that it has raised INR. 164 crore in Series B funding from the Danish SDG Investment Fund and Neev Fund. Leap India said in a statement that the Danish SDG Investment fund is a fund that is managed by Invest...Read more

SLCM digitally transforms 24X7 agri-warehousing call centre integrating AI

Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading agri services solutions provider with operations across India and Myanmar, has digitally transformed the 24X7 call centre dedicated to its agri-warehousing operations in India and Myanmar into a paperless entity integrating artificial intelligence (AI), ...Read more