Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister on 19 April 2023, launched the SATHI (Seed Traceability, Authentication and Holistic Inventory) Portal and Mobile App, a Centralized Online System for seed traceability, authentication and inventory.
The portal has been developed by the NIC in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on the theme of ‘Uttam Beej – Samriddh Kisan’.
The SATHI portal will ensure quality assurance system, identify the source of seed in the seed production chain, and consist of integrated 7 verticals of the seed chain.
The system will only allow the sale of seeds with valid certification by valid licensed dealers to centrally registered farmers who will receive subsidy through DBT directly into their pre-validated bank accounts.
Q.: What is SATHI?
a) A mobile game
b) A portal for seed traceability and authentication
c) A new farming technique
d) An agricultural pest control system
Ans : b) A portal for seed traceability and authentication