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The Center helps farmers to stop market place using eNAM:

The Government of India (GoI) allowed farmers to directly sell products from farmer organizations (FPO) premises and selected warehouses through the Electronic National Agriculture Market (eNAM) electronic marketing platform. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement on 2 April.The Minister introduced the logistics project directly from FPO centers and warehouses to facilitate the transportation of the product.
♦ The aim of the move is to introduce a major agriculture reform that will decongest market place.
♦ The move by GOI will help farmers to sell produce at remunerative prices near to their farm gate without coming to the market place (mandis). 
♦ The Centre launched the required software facilities to create a direct marketing channel alternative to mandis. 
♦ FPOs and farmers can now use online facilities for transportation that can be tracked. 
♦ It is being planned that eNAM will soon be expanded to 1,000 mandis from the existing 585 mandis across 16 states and two UTs.
Founded on: 14 April 2016
eNAM is an online trading platform for agricultural products in India. It functions under the Ministry of Agriculture, GoI. The Minister responsible for the Agriculture Ministry is Narendra Singh Tomar. The platform aims to facilitate the smooth marketing of their produce.
IISc scientists build prototype indigenous ventilators using local parts:
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) scientists have created an indigenous ventilator of high quality. The idea of circumvent is to Provide in the escalating COVID-19 crisis.
IISc`s ventilator:
♦ The indigenously developed ventilators make use of sensors and parts sourced from the local automotive and RO water filter industries.
♦ The prototype makes use of materials that are readily available and in large numbers such as pressure sensors used in cars and solenoid filter valves in Reverse Osmosis (RO) water filters.
♦ The ventilator uses a pressurized mixture of medical-grade oxygen and compressed air which is mixed using food-grade containers and tubing used in domestic RO water filters. 
♦ A Raspberry Pi computer and a programmable logic controller (PLC) board will control the air pressure, the oxygen composition and flow characteristics.
♦ The ventilator will be developed by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).




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