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Indian Institute of Horticultural Research(IIHR) has launched an app called Arka Vyapar App.
About Arka Vyapar App:
- The app aims to connect farmers with traders. It will help farmers get the best available prices for their products.
- How the app would work? The app would have details of farmers and traders who have enrolled with the IIHR. At the same time, the app would also provide prices for different products in different markets of India.
- Example: If a farmer has grown papaya in Karnataka, he can know the trends related to prices for papaya in different markets through the app. He can accordingly decide upon the market which is offering the best price. He can then contact the traders there for further transactions.
Source: The Hindu