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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



Maharashtra: Earlier system of election of APMC members restored

January 23, 2020 3:49 am

Maharashtra Cabinet also gave a nod to promulgate an ordinance to bring the changes into immediate effect.

Maharashtra: Govt cancels APMC expert directors’ appointment

January 08, 2020 4:37 am

Officials from the Marketing Department said the government has also decided to exclude the provision made in 2015 in the Maharashtra Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act 1963.

‘e-NAM is better than APMC, but it needs a framework that all states find compatible’

November 18, 2019 8:18 pm

Sudha Narayanan of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research tells The Indian Express the issues plaguing APMC Act.

States should dismantle APMCs, adopt eNAM for farmers' benefit: Nirmala Sitharaman

November 12, 2019 6:33 pm

e-NAM is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities. So far, 21 e-NAM mandis of eight states namely Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh had joined hands to start inter-state trade on e-NAM.

Family reign to change in Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee after 22 years

June 11, 2019 5:48 am

The elections were politically prestigious as Gaurang Patel, who has held the post for eight years following his father Narayan Patel who held the post for 14 years prior, was challenged by Dinesh Patel, a close relative of Gujarat BJP’s general secretary K C Patel,.

Govt considering taking oilseed out of APMC purview

September 23, 2018 3:25 am

The state government had also got rid of commission agents in the APMC. Before that, farmers selling foodgrain, cereals and oillseed in markets had to pay 2 per cent commission to these agents operating between farmers and APMC traders.

Two Gujarat officials among three booked in jute bag fire case

September 02, 2018 3:38 am

While probing the unauthorised sale of bags, the police questioned top GUJCOT officers, including its managing director Narmadashankar Sharma, Brahmbhatt, general manager (purchase) manager Manoj Vyas etc.

Groundnut procurement scam: Why is govt shying away from probe asks LOp

August 07, 2018 12:09 am

The jute bags for packing procured groundnut were purchased by NAFED (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited) for Rs 17 crore and were stored in sheds on the sub-yard.

Amid transporters’ strike, Rajkot APMC suspends auction

July 24, 2018 4:15 am

All Indian Motor Transport Congress, an association of transporters, started its nationwide strike on Saturday over a host of pending demands, including the abolition of toll tax and bringing diesel under GST.

Three traders booked for defrauding Halvad APMC agents of Rs 3.61 crore

June 18, 2018 5:05 am

After a preliminary inquiry, the police filed an FIR against Bapodariya and three others under IPC sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 114 (common intent).