Government Schemes for Post-Production Marketing Support

For storage and marketing of the farm produce, the important government schemes are as follows:

Market Intervention Scheme and Price Support Scheme (MIS-PSS)

Under this scheme NAFED, Central Warehousing Corporation, National Consumer Cooperative Federation of India and Small Farmers’ Agro Business Consortium have been designated as Central agencies to undertake procurement of Oil seed and Pulses under price support scheme and also work to provide remunerative prices to farmers for their produce.

AMI scheme

Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) for creation of Scientific Storage Capacity. Under this scheme 50 MT of storage capacity & 900 other marketing Infrastructure projects were sanctioned(Demand driven scheme)

MRIN Scheme

Marketing Research and Information Network (MRIN) to establish nationwide information network of market data to the producers, traders and consumers

Strengthening of Agmark Grading Facilities (SAGF)

National Agriculture Market (NAM) for setting up a common e-market platform for wholesale markets in States/ UTs desirous of joining the e-platform. Funded from Krishi Kalyan Kosh.

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