<ul><li>Rural marketing basically deals with delivering manufactured </li></ul><ul><li>or processed inputs or services to rural producers, the demand for which is basically a derived outcome. </li></ul>
Defining Rural Marketing National Commission on Agriculture NGOs Corporate Rural Marketing Definition Decisions to produce saleable farm commodities involving all the aspects of the market system or structure, both functional and institutional, based on technical & economic considerations and includes the pre & post harvest operations. Marketing products produced in rural areas to urban areas Marketing products produced in rural areas in rural markets Function that manages all activities involved in assessing, stimulating and converting the purchasing power of rural consumers into effective demand for specific products and services to create satisfaction & a better standard of living for achieving organisational goals.
ICT in Rural Markets Category Government Private NGO/ PPP Infrastructure Provision NIC N- Logue Tarahat, Byrraju foundation and Drishtee Simputer Rural Services Bhoomi( Karnataka) MS Swaminathan Foundation Sewa Agri Marketing Agmarknet E- Choupal Ozhwar Sandhiyes Agri extension Universities EID Parry Pani pancyat
Availability of ICTs in villages Scource-- http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/statistics/ict/index.html
Indicators of ICT <ul><li>(Broadband) Internet access, </li></ul><ul><li>mobile penetration </li></ul><ul><li>Internet penetration rates </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile growth </li></ul>
Conventional transaction vs e-choupal costs for beans crop
<ul><li>“ Rural waves” </li></ul><ul><li>Tata Power signs MoU with MCX to empower farmers ‘Sahyog’ (Partnership). </li></ul><ul><li>`Spreading ICT revolution to rural India. </li></ul><ul><li>Common service centers 1,00,000. </li></ul>