TGS Group, a company with diversified business interests, has launched a new website, KisanMarket.com. The website was launched in Bangalore by Hon. Minister for Food & Civil Supplies of Govt. Karnataka, Shri. Dinesh Gundu Rao Ji. Shri. R V Venkatesh ji – Chief Whip Karnataka legislative council and Shri Venkatesh Murthy ji – Ex Mayor, Bangalore city were also present in the occasion, besides a number of dignitaries, media personnel and others. The site underlines the objectives of ‘Wealthy Farmer, Healthy India’ and brings an innovative way to connect farmers and consumer.
While Indian GDP grew at 7.3 percent, the agriculture sector remained stagnant at 0.2 percent, with the farm production trailing at 1.7 percent only. This clearly points out the underlying rural distress and farmers facing difficult times. In such a scenario, KisanMarket.com is the initiative in the right direction, providing farmers with a platform of agri marketing in India to reach the consumer directly, without a need of an intermediary. They can now sell their products at the best prices and this will bolster the rural economy.
Many Farmers/ wholesalers / Retail chains of agri industry are looking for this kind of solutions in India and abroad. “With KisanMarket.com, many Farmers/ wholesalers / Retail chains of agri industry will now be able to do transactions without any physical border limitations,” said Mr. Thyagaraja Rallapalli, Chairman, KisanMarket.com, emphasizing upon the need of an online marketplace connecting farmers and consumers.
The site aims at providing a hassle-free platform to the Indian farmers who have no organized way to sell their agricultural products at the best prices. At the same time, the site will also cater to the end-consumer who has no way to get the best and farm-fresh products at the best prices. Everyone present during the launch, including the minister, praised the innovative efforts of TGS Group that will add to the prosperity of the Indian farmers and will bring a real opportunity for consumer to procure fresh products direct from the farm. The online platform not only brings the best in the technology but with sensibilities, it now makes possible to sell or buy vegetables, Fruits, Cereals, Spices, Flowers, Poultry, Cattle & Sheep, Fish, Manure, Agri implements, Nursery Plantations, Organics, Cotton, Wood & Timber, Solar Products, Cotton, Ayurvedic and Agri real estate.
The new website combines a comprehensive listing of farming products including harvested as well as dairy based products and also includes a directory of companies related to agri industry to enable direct purchases by farmers. The site propounds e-commerce in agriculture and will be of tremendous value to farmers, wholesalers/ retailers of agri products. “This is a cutting-edge Internet site far superior to anything in the marketplace,” said Mr. Suresh Kumar Rallapalli, MD of KisanMarket.com .“We expect tremendous and best value sales for farmers through our convenient, user-friendly website.”
The website is under continuous development to make it the best and user-friendly, and the makers of KisanMarket.com are open to any kind of suggestions. People can learn more about this online platform by visiting the website http://kisanmarket.com/.