Amazon India launches Kisan Store
Amazon India announced the launch of Kisan Store. The store was launched by Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on September 2, 2021.
About Kisan Store
- Kisan Store is an online platform that enable farmers of India to get access of more than 8,000 agriculture inputs like farm tools & accessories, seeds, plant protection, nutrition etc.
- These products are listed by small and medium businesses (SMBs).
- Products will be available at competitive prices on Amazon India and will be delivered at the doorstep of farmers.
- These stores comprise of thousands of products listed from over 20 brands.
Language of store
Kisan store will be available in languages like Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam.
Mode of Payment
Farmers can buy products listed on store using digital payments.
Amazon Easy store
Amazon also opened up its network of more than 5,000 Amazon Easy stores for farmers to shop with the help of the store owners. Store owners will help the farmers to browse through the store and identify product they like. They will also help then in creating their Amazon accounts, place orders, and checkout to buy.
Amazon also launched its agronomy services for farmers. It will provide farmers with timely advice and enable them to make accurate decisions regarding the actions required for their crops.
Aim of the Kisan Store
Amazon India launched Kisan Store with the aim of introducing machine learning technology for better produce and build a robust supply chain infrastructure.