Indian Agriculture-Transport and Marketing of Agricultural Produce [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 3 (Science-Tech, Economy, Environment, & Disaster Management)]: Questions 1 - 1 of 1

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Transport and Marketing of Agricultural Produce

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There is also a point of view that agricultural produce market committee (APMCs) set up under the state acts have not only impeded the development of agriculture but also have been the cause of food inflation in India. Critically examine.


The ministry of agriculture developed model APMC Act 2003, to promote freedom of the farmers to sell their produce in Markets other than through the commission agents.

  • India agrimarket is presently regulated by the agricultural produce market committee (APMC) Act enacted by the state governments.
  • Under this act there is provision to set up mandis at …

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