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Agricultural Marketing Schemes

Agricultural Marketing Schemes

What to do?

  • Farmer can get the price information of their produce available on Agmarknet website (www.agmarknet.nic.in), through Kisan Call Centres or SMS.
  • Harvesting and threshing should be done at appropriate time.
  •  Proper grading, packing and labeling should be done before sale for better prices.

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  • Transport of produce at proper market/mandi for getting remunerative price.

  • Storage of produce should be done for sale during off season for maximum profit.
  • Avoid distress sale.
  • Farmer in a group can form marketing cooperatives for better marketing facilities.
  • Marketing cooperatives can open retail and wholesale outlets.
  • Farmers can also operate cold storages and warehouses to store the produce in order to avoid distress sale.

Scheme Name

Type of  Assistance

Pattern of Assistance

Development/Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure,
Grading & Standardization

• For rapid development of infrastructure projects in agriculture and allied sectors including dairy, meat, fisheries and minor forest produce 
• To develop marketing infrastructure to cater to the post-harvest requirement of production and marketable surplus of various farm products. 

• 25% of the capital cost of project up to ₹ 50 lakh on each project.
• In Hilly or Tribal areas or SC/ST entrepreneurs and their cooperatives, subsidy shall be 33.33% of the capital cost up to ₹ 60 lakh in each case.
• No proper ceiling on subsidy in respect of projects of State agencies.

Gramin Bhandaran Yojana : A Capital Investment Subsidy Scheme for
Construction/Renovation of Rural Godowns

Go down capacity from100 Mt to 30000 MT (50 MT for hill areas) • For all farmers 
• For woman farmers, their Self Help Groups, Cooperatives, SC & ST entrepreneurs.
• For other categories

• 25 percent subsidy of capital cost
• 33.33 percent subsidy of capital cost
• 15 percent subsidy of capital cost

 

 

 

 



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