e-Pashuhaat portal (www.epashuhaat.gov.in) launched to connect breeders and farmers

e-pashuhaat-portalCurrent Affairs: The Union Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh launched e-pashuhaat portal (www.epashuhaat.gov.in) on the occasion of National Milk Day on 26th November, 2016.

About e-Pashuhaat portal

  • For the first time in the world under the scheme National Mission on Bovine Productivity ‘e-pashuhaat’ portal has been developed for connecting breeders and farmers regarding availability of bovine germplasm.
  • Through the portal breeders/farmers can sell and purchase breeding stock, information on all forms of germplasm including semen, embryos and live animals with all the agencies and stake holders in the country has been uploaded on the portal.
  • Through this portal, farmers will be aware about the availability of quality disease free bovine germplasm with different agencies in the country.
  • The portal will lead to propagation of high genetic merit germplasm

Aims and Objectives of e-pashuhaat – Web Portal

  • E-Trading Market portal for livestock germplasm and additional related services.
  • Will connect farmers with breeders – Central, State, Co-operative, Milk Federations, and private agencies.
  • Real time authentic certified information on availability of germplasm.

Details of the Portal

  •  Exclusive site for farmers as Farmers platform.
  • The Farmers platform on the main menu of the website will provide
  • 3 options in Germplasm marketplace for Animals, Frozen Semen and Embryos
  • List of suppliers
  • It will establish links between “farmer to farmer” and “farmer to Institutes”.

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