Training programme for secretaries, inspectors,
accountants and other office bearers of
in state level, national level exhibitions
past the Board undertook foreign tours of
Israel, USA and European countries.
seminar on the impact of WTO on agricultural
marketing in April 2001 at Tithal, District
state level discussion on impact of implementation
of Model Act in the presence of Hon'ble
Chief Minister, Gujarat State.
the Technology mission on Cotton mini mission
III new market yards and improvement of
existing yards for trade of cotton having
open sheds for cotton oxen, proper parking
area, grading laboratory and equipments,
Farmers Information Center, and other facilities
were being established in the state under
the nodal agency of Gujarat Agriculture
Marketing Board. Due to intensive promotion
and proper guidance in last 3 years, Board
has been able to get 41 projects of TMC
(list attached) sanctioned worth Rs. 77.13
crores and ranks third in the country next
to Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.
network connection to APMCs under "Agmarknet”
scheme of Directorate of Marketing and Inspection,
Government of India. At present 280 main
yards and sub yards are equipped with computer
& Internet facilities and are sending
daily prices of arrivals to the Agmarknet
of the seven promoters in establishing on-line
commodity exchange Board of India. Other
participants are NAFED, Central Warehousing
Corporation, Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation
and National Institute of Agricultural Marketing
in the Agmark Exhibition in Rajkot &
Promoting contract farming in the State
and distributing brochures in English and
C.D. on contract farming (English and Gujarati)
Preparing a short
documentary on “ Understanding Contract
Farming “ in Gujarati language.
”Contract Farming “ documentary
in doordarshan “ so that farmers can
have better understanding of contract farming.
Director of Gujarat State Agricultural Marketing
board Acts as an "Arbitrator"
during the disputes between any parties
regarding any matter pertaining to contract
printing and distributing the booklets of
various schemes / projects of govt. of India
in Gujarati language.
of commodity profile of post harvest management
of Major commodities of Gujarat viz. Potato,
Cotton, Cumin, Sesame, mango, onion, etc.
coordinating and verifying database collected
for Market Atlas.
training modules for farmers in the post
harvest management like good storage practices,
transportation, packing, value addition
by grading and marketing of their produce
to get proper price.
seminars and farmers meet for promoting
awareness and understanding of “ Agmarknet
scheme “ in the state.
Group insurance policy for staff of all