E-Santa - Digital Bridge between Aqua Farmers and Buyers

To begin with, the ultimate goal of technologies is to uplift quality of life in terms of wellness, prosperity and happiness. With this purpose in mind, ThoughtCoders is working as key driving force in Digital Transformation and Digital India. Seeing that, this article is about Indian Government’s unique portal e-SANTA which is dedicated for Indian farmers.

E-SANTA is a completely paperless and end-to-end digital trading platform between farmers and exporters. At the present time, this platform enables farmers and buyers to have better control over the trade and enables them to make an informed decisions.

As a matter of fact, Union Commerce and Industry Ministry launched an e-SANTA application which is very useful for electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and buyers. Basically, E-SANTA stands for Electronic Solution for Augmenting NaCSA farmers’ Trade-in Aquaculture”.

About e-SANTA Application

Not to mention, NASCA (National Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture (NACSA) has taken the initiative to build a bridge between Aqua farmers and buyers to interact directly and buy the produce directly from farmers and to eliminate the middle men completely. It led to the idea to form an e-commerce platform to help the society farmers and developed eSanta portal for a cosy environment among seller and buyer with help of NACSA.

Total 752 societies in nine coastal states of India comprising 18211 farmers and a total culture area of 16632 hectares. NACSA has 620 active societies as on now and production from these societies was 40,000 tons- 50,000 tons on an average/year.

Objectives of e-SANTA:

Ministry aims at raising and improving the lives and income of farmers by…

  • Reducing Risk
  • Awareness of Products & Markets
  • Increase in Income
  • Shielding Against Wrong Practice
  • Ease of Processes
E-SANTA work fkow
This is how E-SANTA Works and Helps Aqua farmers and buyers


Significance of e-SANTA:

It is a Digital Bridge to end the market divide and will act as an alternative marketing tool between farmers & buyers by eliminating middlemen. It will revolutionize traditional aquafarming by providing cashless, contactless and paperless electronic trade platform between farmers and exporters.

This platform will also act as a display of products and organizations selling and buying aqua farmed products. Beneficial for both National and International purposes.

Users of e-SANTA:

Any Farmer or Exporter who is already registered with Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) can register under e-SANTA.

Hope this article gives you more insights about Indian Government e-SANTA Application. If you keen to know more Digital Transformation case studies and tutorials then check our blogs section.

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arbind yadav February 6, 2022

nice post

arbind yadav February 6, 2022

this post very helpful for us . thank you so much thought coder team.

arbind February 13, 2022

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Dinesh July 14, 2022

Very Informative post , keep doing good work.

tcadmin January 27, 2023

Hope this article help to develop similar application in another region.

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