Agtech platform introduces ‘buy now, pay later’ service for commodity purchase

In a very first, Indian agtech system has released ‘buy now, spend later’ (BNPL) support for every single consumer shopping for a hundred and fifty-200 tonnes of agriculture generate. It will use to buyers on system for acquire of grains, oilseeds and pulses.

A push launch from the company mentioned buyers could receive credit of up to ₹25 lakh at zero interest charge for 14 days. “This will soon be elevated to ₹2 crore,” the company mentioned.

To avail of the BNPL scheme, buyers would need to have to upload their essential know-your-customer files and economical facts. At the time onboarded, they can avail credit in a make a difference of minutes.

As a system, will deliver collectively many gamers to present the BNPL support. The economical alternatives will be extended to warehouse rent, mortgage compensation, etc.

Launching the support, Prasanna Rao, CEO,, mentioned, “BNPL, which is generally obtainable in the retail room will now be created obtainable for people in the B2B trade of agri commodities. By means of the BNPL support, will deliver in additional relieve and believe in in commerce and the market place linkage transactions.”

The support will mitigate payment possibility for the provider and incorporate assurances for the consumer that will benefit farmers, farmer producer organisations and small agri organizations marketing on the system.

Rao mentioned this is a 1-of-a-sort support in the $370 billion marketplaces of non-perishable agricultural generate as it is unsecured financing.

With BNPL, the vendor will get paid out upfront, the lender advantages from selecting up money discounts for early payment and the consumer will get to spend afterwards without the need of having to pay interest building it a get-get for all the stakeholders.

Need for economical alternatives sort a crux of the commodity market place and BNPL is predicted to be a major driver of volumes in the future six-twelve months. This support will be obtainable to all sellers and buyers registered on the system, the assertion mentioned.