Record sales of sacrificial animals on Digital Haat
The government's digital cattle market launched this year, www.digitalhaat.net, has seen a record sale this year worth 2,424 crores, 9 lac 36 thousand and 254 takas. According to the latest data from digitalhaat.net, a total of 3,49,428 animals have been sold through the online platform across the country ahead of this year's Eid-ul-Azha.
The joint initiative, featuring the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division, and the e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB), was launched with the technical assistance of the A2I.
A sales report published on digitalhaat.net shows that up until July 20, a total of 1544 animals have been sold directly on the platform while 23 animals have been sold through escrow services.
264 slaughter services were also booked this year through the platform, shows the report.