June 23, 2024


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Agtech start-up Unnati introduces pay later option for farmers

Agritech begin-up Unnati is introducing the ‘pay later’ possibility to farmers for purchasing the inputs such as seeds and agrochemicals on its system.

Unnati has partnered with a non-banking economical corporation (NBFC) for curiosity subvention. The ‘pay later’ facility is remaining introduced for farmers in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, in which the corporation has now captured info of substantial person base.

“We are now piloting the pay later on facility with our retailers and traders and the identical would be prolonged to farmers in the forthcoming rabi time,” said Amit Sinha, co-founder, Unnati. The curiosity subvention can also be performed by the agri-enter models, which the farmer is purchasing, Sinha said.

Farmers can buy inputs such as seeds, pesticides and gear accessories from the sellers registered with Unnati and pay for it by means of equated every month instalments. Farmers can also ebook in progress their need for seeds and other inputs by means of the system or sellers, Sinha said.

Unnati has a network of sixteen,000 retailers and traders by means of which the farmers registered on its system can buy inputs and also offer their create. Sinha said about 2.seventy five lakh farmers are registered on the Unnati tech system by means of which the corporation also offers economical services and farm advisory. Unnati has partnered with Paytm Financial institution to travel economical inclusion among the the farming local community.

“We are using many parameters to construct the credit profile of our farmers customers. The parameters include things like the sizing of landholdings, the transactions carried out on the Unnati system among the others,” Sinha said.

Unnati at this time operates in elements of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Bihar and proposes to grow its functions to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Rajasthan this yr.