Lucknow: Multinational companies like ITC, PepsiCo, Big Basket will soon be able to buy crops directly from farmers. 13 such companies have been invited to the Global Investors Summit for investment in Uttar Pradesh. For this, the Yogi government is developing the Agri Tech Farmer Government Partnership (ATFGP) model.
With this, agri tech companies working on business to business model will be able to invest on this model. For this, a model of partnership between Agri Tech companies, farmers and the government will be developed and the government will change its policies accordingly. With this, it will be easier for agri-tech companies to start their stores in the state, get data related to agriculture and develop infrastructure.
Now the state government will present this investment option to these companies in the Global Investors Summit. Under this model, agri-tech companies will provide seeds, fertilizers and pesticides to farmers and also tell them about new technology and use of agricultural drones.
Apart from this, they will also buy their produce from the farmers at a reasonable price. Agri-tech companies working on B to B model will be able to sell their products to the big companies of the country and the world in the food processing sector after buying their products from the farmers.
Productivity will increase, profits will increase
Farmers with medium and small holdings will get maximum benefit from this model based on soil test to market. This will reduce the cost of farming for the farmers. Their productivity will increase through best practices. This will increase their profits.
These companies were called in the Global Summit
Big Hot, Dehat, Agrim, Bharat Rohan Drones, Fasal, Cropin, Agrix, Star Agri, Agrivi, Agri Bazaar, Nasagri Sammunnati and Gram Kavar are included. The summit will be held in Lucknow from February 10 to 12
Farmers will get facilities
Agri tech companies will provide mini cold storage and storage facilities to the farmers. The loss of their crops, vegetables and fruits will also stop due to lack of storage and cold storage.