Maha govt body sets up e-business platform for women farmersPTI | Mumbai | Updated: 18-09-2020 20:41 IST | Created: 18-09-2020 20:13 IST
The Maharashtra government's Mahila Aarthik Vikas Mahamandal, better known by its acronym MAVIM, has started an e-business platform to help women farmers and members of self-help groups get good prices for their agricultural produce
There are 1,39 lakh self help groups associated withMAVIM, comprising 97,499 from rural and 39,591 from urban areas, with 11.81 lakh and 4.28 lakh women members in them respectively
"The information of agricultural produce related to1.5 lakh women farmers have been uploaded on the e-business platform. They will be provided market links, smartphones, and each village will have one business volunteer," an official said.