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Krushak Bazar

Under 12 point initiative programme of Chief Minister, Krushak Bazar (Farmers Market) were set up to help farmers to their produce directly to the consumer as like in some other state where call it APNI Mandi, Rayatu Bazar etc.

43 krushak bazars ware established in the State at different location under some of the RMCs in the state with basic infrastructure facilities out of which 32 are functional.

Steps are being taken to activate all the Krushak Bazar, Department has already advised to all the collectors to make the Krushak Bazars Functional.

Contract Farming

Government of Orissa has created an enabling environment with amending the State APMC Act for a space for Contract farming in the state. Within the Framework work the act, it required that the Contract farming sponsored have to registered with the APMCs/Director Marketing with agreement as prescribed in the amended rules with nominal fees. It is having quick grievance redressal mechanism having a quasi judicial power to be enforced as per the provisions of the act.
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Nature of Service/Scheme Contract Firming
Applicants Person, firm, company, Cooperative Societies & Self help Cooperatives
Benefits / Facilities Exemption of market fees
Eligibility Criteria Firm registered under Indian Partnership Act 1932/ company registered under the companies act – 1956, Co-operative Society registered under OCS Act – 1962 & Cooperatives registered under the Odisha Self Help Cooperative Act - 2001
Application Procedure The Firm applies to the Chairman, RMC as well as the Director, Agricultural Marketing, Odisha, in the prescribed format.
Time Limit One year
To whom application to be sent Chairman, Regulated Market Committee
Sanctioning Authority Secretary, Cooperation Department
Authority to be contacted for any delay or deficiency in Service Director of Agricultural Marketing, Odisha


Trader License

Nature of Service/Scheme Issuance of Trader License for trading of notified Agricultural commodities in the market area of RMC
Beneficiaries Traders dealing with notified agricultural commodities.
Benefits To avail better marketing facilities
Eligibility Criteria Traders to deal with notified agricultural commodities having sound financial condition in the market area.
Application Procedure Apply to the concerned Chairman of the RMC, paying usual fees.
Time Limit One year
To whom application to be sent Chairman of the Regulated Market Committee
Sanctioning Authority Regulated market Committee
Authority to be contacted for any delay or deficiency in Service Secretary of the Regulated Market Committee


Market Information

At Present, 91”Agmarknet” nodes have been set up in different RMCs for collection and dissemination of market information .Data on market arrival and price range of different agricultural produce are uploaded in the portal on daily basis so as to provide up to data information on the demand & supply position of different produce and to facilitate price discovery by farmers. The RMCs have engaged data-entry operators for uploading the required data in the net and, for the purpose, incentive of Rs.500/- per month is reimbursed to the RMCs by the Government of India.
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Private Marketing/E-Marketing

In order to Promote electronic trading of Agricultural produces like Maize, Cotton etc., the state has entered into a MOU with National Spot Exchange Ltd. (NSEL) in 2009. The NCDEX Spot Exchange has already made a preliminary survey in collaboration with RMC Nawarangapur to explore the possibility of introducing spot trading for Maize in Nawarangapur subdivision of Koraput District of the State.
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  • The National Spot Exchange ltd have been granted with licence for establishment of private e-marketing facility to facilitate trading of commodities like as maize ,cotton ,oilseeds and  pulses.
  • The Forward Market Commission (FMC) have set up (2009-10) 18 nos of Price Ticker Boards through in identified RMC Yards.

Nature of Service/Scheme

Establishment of Private Market

Any person/company/Co-operative Societies/SH Coop.

Benefits Collection of service Charges in lieu of service provided
Eligibility Criteria Any Person/ Company registered under the Companies Act- 1956, Cooperative Society registered under OCS – Act 1962. Co-operatives registered under Odisha Self Help Cooperative Act  - 2001.
Application Procedure Any Person/Company apply to the Director, Agricultural Marketing in the prescribed format.
Time Limit Three year
To whom application to be sent Director, Agricultural Marketing (Govt. of Odisha)
Sanctioning Authority

Secretary, Cooperation Department (Govt. of Odisha)

Authority to be contacted for any delay or deficiency in Service Director, Agricultural Marketing

Market infrastructure & Grading Equipments

There is a full-fledged Grading & Standardization Cell operating in the Directorate of Agricultural Marketing of the State as a permanent scheme funded under the State Plan. Besides, promoting Grading & Standardization, the cell creates awareness conducts training programme, especially for paddy. There is a mobile grading laboratory operated by the Directorate of Agricultural Marketing for the purpose There are 428 Market Yards under 65 RMC’s.Most of these Yards are used for Paddy Procurement Programme. Besides there are 1630 PACS involved in Paddy Procurement.RMC’s have provided Measuring Grading equipments in these yards and also to PACS. The details are given below. OSAM Board has also issued guidelines for purchase of grading equipments to be used in paddy procurement operation. OSAM Board Order No.411 dt. 05.01.2011 regarding supply, installation and commissioning of different types of grading equipment etc, containing the specifications, names of the suppliers and rates, terms and conditions of supply, installation and commissioning including payment terms, penalty clauses, guaranty / warranty period, annual maintenance contract (AMC) with rates may be strictly followed. The grading equipments not included in the above rate contract of OSAM Board, need to be purchased at the rate contract and the agencies approved by State Level Technical Evaluation Committee (SLTC) of Directorate of Agriculture & Food Production / D.G.S. & D / E.P. & M. The agencies should have valid documents as stated vide clause 29 of Annexure B to the above order of OSAM Board.

Market Survey and Research

Odisha produces about 10.51m.MTof horticultural produces from an area of 1.30m ha and accounts for 4.89% of total horticultural production in the country. The vegetables (80.59%) and fruits (14.59%) from the major horticulture produce in the State. The 10 agro-climatic zones of the State are most suitable for growing of fruits, Vegetable, flowers and spices.

A Study has been made in collaboration with KIITS School of Rural Management (KSRM) titled “Vegetable Marketing System” in the erstwhile districts of Cuttack and Puri .The study covered 7 districts erstwhile part of Cuttack and Puri. The main objectives of the study was to understand production system, map the existing marketing network, marketing infrastructure ,activities, practice and channels with reference to vegetables .The study also envisaged to assess for low utilization of existing 65 RMCs ,the trading system prevalent in vegetables and contours of action plan for overall improvement towards making vegetable market system more efficient.

Marketing Extension

One Meeting of the Sub-Collector-Cum-Chairman of Regulated Market Committees (RMC) was held under the Chairmanship of Minister, Tourism, Culture and Cooperation on different issues relate into Agriculture Marketing of Odisha .The Commissioner-Cum-Secretary Cooperation Department, the Commissioner-Cum-Secretary Revenue and Disaster Management was also present in the meeting. The Commissioner-Cum-Secretary Revenue stress upon allinitation and govt land for setting of Market yard in the State .Commissioner –Cum-Secretary Revenue advice the sub Collector –Cum-Chairman of RMC to expedite the allinitaion process as early as possible for the benefit of farmers of the state.

Farmers Orientation Programme:-

Date Organised by Participant Place of FOP Focus
17/02/2014 - 26/02/2014 OSAM Board All RMCs MICM, Bhubaneswar Grading and Marketing

Farmers Awarness Programme:-

Date Name Of the RMC Place of FAP Focus
27/09/2013 Chandabali Chandabali Fish & Dry Fish Marketing
16/09/2013 Betnoti Betnoti Sabai Grass Product
13/09/2013 Rairakhole Rairakhole Advance Marketing
31/07/2013 Narasinghpur Athagah Vegetable
26/03/2013 Boudh Chhatarang Grading and Market Functionary
14/03/2013 Khariar Road Main Market Yard Marketing of Agricultural Produce
12/03/2013 Padmapur Padmapur Marketing of High Quality Paddy
16/02/2013 Jajpur DRDA, jajpur Marketing Infrastructure
29/01/2013 Dhenkanal Dhenkanal Watermelon
12/01/2013 Angul Angul Marketing and Storage of Onion
06/01/2013 Malkanagiri Kalimela Marketing Infrastructure
22/12/2012 Saragipali Sudergarh Paddy
15/12/2012 Paralakhemundi Paralakhemundi Advance Marketing
09/11/2012 Dunguripali Subarnapur Paddy
26/10/2012 Sakhigopal Malatipatapur Coconut
29/04/2012 Jatni Dhamilo Terminal market
17/10/2011 Bargarh Bargarh Paddy
19/10/2011 Kantabanji Bolangir Brinjal
21/10/2011 Rayagada Rayagada Cotton & Pulses
23/10/2011 Digapahandi Ganjam Cotton
27/10/2011 Nayagarh Nayagarh Vegitable

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