December 17, 2021 6:38 pm
The central law was passed in September 2020. Karnataka followed suit and passed The Karnataka Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation and Development) (Amendment) Bill 2020 the same month.
November 20, 2021 4:34 pm
“The state government had made amendments (to the APMC Act) based on the changes recommended by the Centre. So, if the Centre is planning to repeal all three laws, then, I think the state government will follow suit. This is my personal opinion,” said Raghavji Patel.
March 11, 2021 2:43 pm
Like the central act, the state’s law had allowed farmers to enter into contracts with buyers to sell their produce at predetermined prices.
January 04, 2021 1:23 pm
The art of policymaking is to balance the interest of producers and consumers within reasonable financial resources.
December 18, 2020 1:06 pm
The letter said that as economists who have engaged for long with issues of agricultural policy, they believe that the farm laws are not in the best interests of the small and marginal farmers of the country, and about which a broad section of farmer organisations have raised very critical objections.
December 11, 2020 10:14 am
Experts said that Centre has taken things from the state APMC Act, but it has not proposed enough changes to make the law better for farmers.
October 24, 2020 9:24 am
Farmers’ Produce Trading and Commerce Act 2020 only threatens rent-seeking by APMC, mandis under the cover of regulation.
October 16, 2020 10:54 pm
SAD legislature party leader Sharanjit Singh Dhillon moved the Bill and submitted the same to the Vidhan Sabha secretariat here.
September 27, 2020 9:24 am
The idea of a Minimum Support Price for crops came first from a visiting US soil scientist and fertiliser expert
September 26, 2020 3:38 am
Presented by Minister of State for Cooperation Ishwarsinh Patel on Friday, the Bill has been modelled on the Act given to different states by the Central Government.