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Agricultural Marketing

This section covers about Agricultural Marketing schemes of Gujarat State

What to Do?

  • Farmer can get the price information of their produce which is available on Agmarknet.
  • Website (www.agmarknet.nic.in) or through Kisan Call Centres or SMS.
  • Pull SMS to get information as and when you need, is also available.
  • Buyer Seller Portal available at www.farmer.gov.in/buysell.htm
  • 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 Facilities Category Subsidy ceiling Scheme

Rate of Subsidy Scheme On Capital Cost Up to 1000 MT (in Rs. /MT) More than 1000 to 30,000 MT (in Rs./MT) Maximum (Rs. Lakhs)
(i) For Storage Infrastructure projects- Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) sub scheme of ISAM (Erstwhile Grameen Bhandaran Yojana) A) NE States, Sikkim, UTs of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands and hilly* areas 33.33% 1333.2 1333.2 400 ISAM

B) In other Areas For Registered FPOs, anchayats, Women, Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) beneficiaries or their cooperatives**/ Self-Help Groups 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 Facilities Category Subsidy ceiling Scheme
Rate of Subsidy Maximum (Rs. Lakhs)
1 (ii) For other Marketing Infrastructure projects Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) sub scheme of ISAM (Erstwhile Scheme for Development/Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading & Standardization (AMIGS) 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 ISAM
B) In other Areas For Registered FPOs, Panchayats, Women farmers/entrepreneurs, Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Entrepreneurs and their cooperatives** 33.33% 500
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.
  • Detailed information is available in Operational Guidelines of the Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (ISAM) on website www.agmarknet.nic.in

Source: Department of Agriculture & Cooperation

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