DIPR - Manipur

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Published on Fri, 11 Aug, 2017 News

Imphal, 10th August: Shri BB Singh, CMD of MSTC (Metal Scrap Trade Corporation) Ltd, a Mini Ratna Category-I PSU under Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India met Chief Minister of Manipur Shri N Biren Singh at CM Secretariat on 10th August, Thursday to discuss the thrust areas wherein MSTC’s expertise and experience would be utilised to execute various e-commerce projects in the state of Manipur. Shri Singh apprised Hon'ble CM about MSTC's e-commerce services which are being utilised in many flagship projects of Govt. of India viz. Deen Dayal Upadhayay Gram Jyoti Yojana, Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) scheme, e-auction of Mining lease and composite licence. MSTC is already conducting E-auctions to sell various agro-forest products of North -East like ginger, pineapple, hill grass, black pepper etc.

Recently in collaboration with CRWC (Central Railside Warehouse Company Ltd), MSTC launched E- Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (e-RAKAM) in New Delhi which will help farmers/FPOs of Manipur to auction their Agri-produce in advance of harvesting season enabling them to receive appropriate remuneration for their produce. In association with NAFED, MSTC has successfully conducted E-auction of 1000MT of Moong Dal within one week.

The Chief Minister is looking forward to utilize MSTC’s platform and start E-auctioning of Agri products and other materials of various Govt. departments at the earliest. MSTC has already gained success in auctioning of Timber, Coffee , Pepper, Sandalwood etc. for Kerala Forest Department and Red Sanders Wood for Andhra Pradesh Forest Department bringing transparency to the whole process. Apart from E-auction MSTC is also providing E-procurement services to various Govt. Departments, PSUs and Private entities all over India. (DIPR)