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2023, Vol. 8, Special Issue 5, Part A

The role of Mandi in agricultural development, arrivals and price behaviours of selected crops in the regulated Mandi in district Azamgarh (U.P.)


Author(s): Randhir Yadav, AP Singh Yadav, Krishna Rawat, Ambrish Kumar Verma and Pushpendra Kumar

Abstract: During the third and fourth five years plan periods, legislation for establishment of regulated market was a force in all state. The Mandi Parishad is supposed to not allow any type of malpractices, illegal deduction etc. in the market yards. On the recommendation of Agriculture Commission 1976, an Independent Directorate of Agricultural Marketing had also been established on 15th July 1976 to control the regulation in process of sale and purchase of agricultural produces in the markets. The Uttar Pradesh Rajya Krishi Utpadan Mandi Parishad (UPRKUMP) 1964 had been formed. The Distt of Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh located in Eastern region near the bank of Tons River. The regulated mandi of Azamgarh constructed and establishment during pre-independence era in “1905” it is categorized under Grade A. Regulated Market is wholesale market where buying and selling is regulated and controlled by the state government through the market committee. It aims at the elimination of unhealthy and unscrupulous practices reducing marketing charges and providing facilities to producers and sellers in the market. These regulated markets are also becoming important canters of business and points for distribution of consumer goods and farm inputs. Therefore, regulated markets also provide vast employment opportunities, both directly and indirectly. Apart from the finding of the study of the expert committee for Agricultural Marketing inter – Ministerial Task Force had also recommended formulation of another Model Act to make the APMC Act 1963 more effective. The Department of Agriculture, Government of India has in consultation with state governments, trade and industry, circulated this Model Act to the states (GOI 2004) as well as though regulation of agricultural produce marketing has been done primarily to safeguard the economic interest of the producer – seller as well as that of the consumer. The regulated markets also play a vital role in rural welfare.

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Randhir Yadav, AP Singh Yadav, Krishna Rawat, Ambrish Kumar Verma, Pushpendra Kumar. The role of Mandi in agricultural development, arrivals and price behaviours of selected crops in the regulated Mandi in district Azamgarh (U.P.). Int J Stat Appl Math 2023;8(5S):22-29.

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