Madhu Kranti Portal & Honey Corners:
The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has launched “Madhu Kranti Portal & Honey Corners.
Madhu Kranti Portal:
- It is an initiative of the National Bee Board (NBB), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare under the National Beekeeping &Honey Mission (NBHM).
- This portal is being developed for online registration to achieve a traceability source of Honey and other beehive products on a digital platform.
- The platform will help in checking the quality and source of adulteration of honey.
- The portal will help in increasing the income of the farmers, boost exports and increase employment generation.
- The portal will hold the database of all the stakeholders involved in honey production, marketing chains, hive production, and sales.
- It will increase the reach of honey to international markets.
- Honey Corners are special spaces for the marketing and sale of honey.
- It is operated by the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED).