Stellapps Technologies has been conferred with the ‘Best agri start-up in digital innovation’ at Agri-Food Empowering India Awards today for its effort in digitising the dairy sector in India. The award was presented by Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti, Government of India in New Delhi.
The award recognises engineering excellence and innovative concepts in food processing technology, manufacturing, hygiene, food safety and technology research. The award scheme has been conceptualised in association with various Government of India agencies under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
Stellapps has been recognised for its innovative technological solutions in digitising and strengthening the dairy farming processes. Its smartMoo technology solutions enhance productivity, milk quality, and enable traceability. By enabling ecosystem partnerships through its online platform, Stellapps is empowering farmers by providing access to financial services, quality nutrition, and timely veterinary care. Stellapps’ mooPay FinTech arm facilitates the financial inclusion of smallholder farmers by providing access to digital payments, banking, savings, cash withdrawal, credit, and insurance.
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Speaking on the achievement, Ranjith Mukandan, CEO and Co-founder, Stellapps said, “This award is an acknowledgement of our efforts towards digitising the dairy ecosystem in India and has given us immense joy and motivation. We aim to contribute to the agriculture growth in India and empowerment of smallholder Indian farmers through our innovative solutions.”
Stellapps provides a suite of solutions that enables the Indian dairy sector to overcome value chain hurdles by leveraging the power of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. Through its consumer base which includes all major private and cooperative dairies, Stellapps currently digitises 13 million litres of milk worth US$3.4 million each day and directly impacts 2.7 million dairy farmers in over 36,000 Indian villages.