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Agricultural Marketing

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.
  • 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?

Criteria for Assistance/Maximum Limit
S.NoType of
facilities
CategoryRate of
subsidy
Subsidy ceilingSchemes.
Upto 1000
MT (in
Rs./MT)
More
than
1000-
30000 MT
(in
Rs./MT)
Maximum
(Rs.
Lakhs)
1i) For Storage
Infrastructure
projects-
A) NE States,
Sikkim, UTs of
Andaman &
Nicobar
and Lakshadweep
Islands and hilly areas
33.33%Rs. 1333/-
per MT.
Rs. 1333/-
per MT.
Rs. 400/-

 

 

Integrated
Scheme for
Agricultural
Marketing
(ISAM)

2(ii) For other
Marketing
Infrastructure projects
Agricultural Marketing
Infrastructure (AMI)
sub scheme of ISAM
NE States,
Sikkim, UTs of
Andaman &
Nicobar
and Lakshadweep
Islands and hilly areas
33.33%Rs 500

Whom/Where to Contact?

Zonal Assistant Director (Agri) /Nearest Agriculture Sub-Depot / Agriculture Field Staff/ Rural Knowledge Centre /Kisan Call Center- Phone : 03192-243434

Source: Department of Agriculture



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