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Agricultural Marketing

This section covers about Agricultural Marketing related schemes of Arunachal Pradesh

What to Do?

  • Farmer can get the price information of their produce which is available on Agmark net website www.agmarknet.nic.in or through Kisan Call centre or SMS.
  • Pull SMS to get information as and when you need, is also available.
  • Buyer Seller Portal available at www.farmer.gov.in
  • Harvesting and threshing should be done at appropriate time.
  • Proper grading, packing and labeling should be done before sale, for better prices.
  • Transport of produce to proper market/mandi for getting remunerative price.
  • Storage of produce should be done, for sale during off season, for maximum profit.
  • Avoid distress sale.
  • Farmers in a group may form marketing cooperatives for better marketing facilities.
  • Marketing cooperatives may open retail and wholesale outlets.
  • Farmers may also operate cold storages and warehouses to store the produce in order to avoid distress sale.

What Can You Get?


S.No Type of Facility Category Subsidy Ceiling Scheme
Rate of Subsidy on Capital Cost Upto 1000 MT (in Rs./Mt) More that 1000 to 30000 MT
(in Rs./Mt)
Maxi. ( Rs. lakhs)
1 (i) For Storage Infrastructure Projects Agril.Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) sub scheme of ISAM A) NE States, Sikkim, UTs of Andaman & Nicobar and Laksha deep Islands and hilly* areas 33.33%



(Erstwhile Grameen Bhandaran Yojana) B) In other Areas For Registered FPOs, Panchayats, Women, Scheduled Caste (SC)/
Scheduled Tribe
(ST) beneficiaries
or their
cooperatives **/
Self-Help Groups
33.33% 33.33% 1166.55 1000 300
For all other categories of beneficiaries 25% 875 750 225

Criteria for Assistance/Maximum Limit

S.No Type of Facility Category Rate of Subsidy Max. Subsidy Ceiling (` in lac) Scheme

(ii) For other Marketing Infrastructure projects A) NE States, Sikkim,States of Uttarakhand,Himachal Pradesh,Jammu & Kashmir, UTs of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, hilly* and tribal areas 33.33% 500 Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (ISAM)

Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) sub scheme of ISAM

(Erstwhile Scheme for Development/Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading & Standardization (AMIGS)
B) In other Areas For Registered FPOs,Panchayats, Women farmers/entrepreneurs, Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Entrepreneurs and their cooperatives**
33.33% 500

2. For all other categories of beneficiaries. 25% 400

*Hilly area is a place at an altitude of more than 1,000 meters above mean sea level.

**SC/ST Cooperatives to be certified by the concerned officer of the State Government

Eligible Marketing Infrastructure

  • All marketing infrastructure required for post-harvest management
  • Market user common facilities like market yards etc.
  • Infrastructure for grading, standardization and quality certification, labeling, packaging and value addition facilities (without changing the product form)
  • Infrastructure for Direct Marketing from producers to consumers/processing units/bulk buyers etc.
  • Reefer vans, used for transporting agricultural produce, which are essential for maintaining cold supply chains.

Where to apply/approach for Subsidy and Loan?

  • Commercial banks, Regional Rural Banks, State Cooperative Banks etc.
  • National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) for projects by Cooperatives.

To access the Operational Guidelines of the Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (ISAM),  click here

Source: Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers' Welfare

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