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Monday, 20-August-2018

ONLINE FISH MARKET

Guwahati| Assam Apex Cooperative Fish Marketing and Processing Federation Limited (Fishfed) is soon coming up with an online communication technology through which fish would be sold online.

FISHFED is building the online platform with the help of NIC and Assam Electronics Development Corporation Limited and it is expected to be launched within this financial year.

Initially, FISHFED would provide the facility to consumers of greater Guwahati area and later, depending on the viability, expand the area of operation.

Besides, fresh local ones and dressed fish, rare fishes will also be made available online.

Besides cash on delivery, the delivery persons will carry card swipe machines to enable customers to pay through credit/ debit cards.

FISHFED will also take bulk orders, for marriages and other functions online. They have procured some 50,000 kgs of fish from its societies in the State for marketing last financial year.

There are 256 registered societies under FISHFED, with a farmer base of around 23,000 spread across the state.