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Research Paper | Management | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

A Study on Satisfaction Level of Farmers towards Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee of (Dhamtari District)

Paridhi Bhandari, Dr. A. K. Mishra

Indian economy is primarily an agricultural economy. The very existence of economic activities of the entire people is related to the state and health of this sector. India ranks second worldwide in farm output. Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry, logging and fishing accounted for 14.0 % of the GDP in 201112, employed 58.00 % of the total workforce.Hence the level of efficiency and productivity in agriculture more or less determines the efficiency of Indian economy. Marketing of agricultural produce is considered as an integral part of agriculture. Indian farmers are facing some problems in marketing and selling of their agricultural produces because of the long and complicated channel of distribution and malpractices present in markets. For solving the problems of farmers, to support them and to safeguard the interest of the farmers, APMC (Agricultural produce marketing committees) were constituted. Agricultural Produce Market Committees constituted as per APMC Act manages the markets. with a view to regulate the marketing of agricultural produce in market area The Chhattisgarh Agricultural Marketing Act of agricultural produce is regulated and infrastructure is developed under Krishi Upaj Mandi Adhiniyam 1972 (Act No. 24 of 1973).Amendments were made on notification no./krishi/mandi/D/2006/15/14-3 dated on 16-12-2000. Since year 2000 APMCs are working in Chhattisgarh. This paper talks about the financial performance of APMCs of Dhamtari district, farmers views and satisfaction level towards the facilities provided by these APMCs KEY-WORDS: Agricultural produce marketing committee, APMCs of Dhamtari district, financial performance of the APMCs, facilities provided by APMCs, satisfaction level of farmers,

Keywords: Agricultural produce marketing committee, APMCs of Dhamtari district, financial performance of the APMCs, facilities provided by APMCs, satisfaction level of farmers,

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014

Pages: 1844 - 1847

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Paridhi Bhandari, Dr. A. K. Mishra, "A Study on Satisfaction Level of Farmers towards Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee of (Dhamtari District)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB14756, Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014, 1844 - 1847

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