"Agricultural produce undergoes a series of exchanges from one hand to another before it finally reaches the consumer."With this reference discuss the facilities needed for efficient agricultural marketing?
Published: October 28, 2015
Hint: The following basic facilities are required by a farmer.
Proper storing facilities. Holding capacity – to wait till best prices are fetched. Adequate and cheap transport facilities so that he is able to reach Mandi rather than disposing it off at his village only. Clear and timely information about the market prices so that he is not cheated. Organized and regulated markets so that he is not ripped off by Dalals and Adhtiyas. As small as possible number of intermediaries.
Model Questions Category: 066 - Storage Transport and Marketing of Agricultural Produce Related Issues