Address: Joint Secretary (Marketing) & Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India Room No.133, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi
I. To promote creation of agricultural marketing infrastructure by providing
backend subsidy support to State, cooperative and private sector
II. To promote creation of scientific storage capacity and to promote pledge
financing to increase
III. To promote Integrated Value Chains
(confined up to the stage of primary
processing only) to provide vertical integration of farmers with primary
IV. To use ICT as a vehicle of extension to sensitize and orient farmers to
respond to new challenges in agricultural marketing.
V. To establish a nation-wide informat
ion network system for speedy collection
and dissemination of market information and data on arrivals and prices for its
efficient and timely utilization by farmers and other stake holders.