To strengthen the support provided to member milk farmers, the to the Airtel-IBM hybrid cloud platform along with advanced IT infrastructure will enable these MPCs
To deploy a hybrid cloud solution for a group of Milk Producer Companies (MPCs) created by NDDB Dairy Services, Airtel Business, the B2B unit of Bharti Airtel (Airtel), and IBM have collaborated.
To accelerate the digital transformation of the MPCs, the solution that leverages Airtel Cloud and IBM Power servers, will host the ERP and other key applications, a joint statement said.
These five large MPCs are: Paayas in Rajasthan, Maahi in Gujarat, Shreeja in Andhra Pradesh, Baani in Punjab, and Saahaj in Uttar Pradesh.
To strengthen the support provided to member milk farmers, the to the Airtel-IBM hybrid cloud platform along with advanced IT infrastructure will enable these MPCs, it said.
“It will enable these producer companies to securely record and access key information of members, the quantum of milk procured from the farmers, milk products made & sold etc.”, the statement said.
With a maximum of women entrepreneurs contributing up to 25 lakh litres of milk each day from more than 14,000 villages, the MPCs will be able to make direct and timely digital payments to over 500,000 affiliated milk farmers, most of whom are from small or marginal income groups, it was stated.
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