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State's First Private Agricultural Market

  • 07 Sep 2021
  • 1 min read

Why in News

  • Recently Divya Bhoomi Agricrop Producer Company has proposed to set up a Mandi in Nagla Vorai village on Agra-Gwalior Highway.
  • After its completion it will be the first Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs) market in Uttar Pradesh.

Key Points

  • The private market will be set up on the Agra-Gwalior highway in an area of over 4,000 square meters.
  • This market will be operated by a group of 600 farmers, which will improve the agribusiness in Agra and its surrounding districts.
  • This market will provide an opportunity to the farmers of 40 villages spread over a 30 KM area of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh along the Agra-Gwalior Highway to buy and sell their produce.
  • According to official sources, there is a provision in the Agricultural Produce Market Manual that any person or FPO can buy and sell the produce of the regional farmers by setting up a market.
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