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Tata Trusts focus on tech solutions

It comes after the success of the Aadhaar-enabled fertiliser distribution system in collaboration with the Andhra govt

Abhineet Kumar  |  Mumbai 

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has increased on technology-led transformative efforts after the success of the Aadhaar-enabled fertiliser distribution system, an innovative pilot in the supply chain developed in collaboration with the Andhra government. This is being rolled out in phases across India.

“The system has demonstrated significant potential to streamline operations of fertiliser retailers, improve experience of purchasers, and tracking the flow of fertilisers from manufacturers to end-users,” said a spokesperson. “It ensures all sales are bona fide, thereby reducing the government’s subsidy burden. has increased its to provide more such technology innovations to support the government.”

The system was first piloted in Krishna and districts in kharif 2016, before being scaled up by the Centre to 17 districts across India in the rabi season of 2016. On the basis of the success seen through the pilot — tracking last-mile benefits and optimising subsidy — the Centre has decided for a large-scale roll-out of the project.

First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 22:48 IST
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