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Sanctioned posts of RSAMB

List of Adm., GM and Secy

The role of Agriculture Marketing is crucial in post harvest technology of agriculture production. In the absence of   remunerative prices of the producers, agriculture production gets a setback. In view of this, the State Government acknowledged the importance of regulated markets so as to ensure fair return to the farmers. With this purpose in mind the Government promulgated Rajasthan Agriculture Produce Market Act in the year 1961 which came into force in the year 1964.

To start with there were  only nine  market committees in the State. The number of such committees has gone upto 133 by now. There are 312 sub yards under the principal market yards at present. A wide  network of market regulation has been provided all over the state.

The market committees known as Krishi Upaj Mandi Samities (KUMS). The Secretary of the Market Committee is on deputation from the Agriculture Marketing Department. The Krishi Upaj Mandi Samities manage the market and regulate the trade.

They are also responsible for the general development of market yards by way of providing necessary amenities and facilities. They are also empowered to issue licenses to the traders. For providing all these services, they collect mandi fee from the buyers @  Rs. 0.01 for Fruit & Vegetables, Rs. 1.00 for Mustard & Oilseeds, Rs. 0.50 for Jeera, Isabgole, Jowar, Bajra & Maize and Rs. 1.60 for rest all commodities on every hundred rupees worth of produce sold. The market fee is collected at a single point in the State.

Out of the 133 regulated markets, 15 markets viz. Alwar, Khairthal, Bharatpur, Bikaner (Grain), Hanumangarh, Chomu, Jaipur (F&V), Jaipur (Grain), Jodhpur (Grain), Baran, Bundi, Bhawanimandi,  Kota (Grain), Ramganjmandi & Sriganganagar (Grain) are under Super Class category and 29 markets are under "A" class category, 17 markets are in "B" class 45 are  in "C" Class and the remaining 27 have been classified as "D" class markets according to their  income from market fee as under:

Market Class

Annual Income from Mandi Fee

Super Rs. 350 Lacs and above 
"A" Rs. 200 Lacs and above but less than 350 Lacs
"B" Rs. 125 Lacs and above but less than 200 Lacs
"C" Rs. 50 Lacs and above less than 125 Lacs
"D" Less than Rs. 50 Lacs 

In order to have efficiency in regulation work and to implement the provisions of the Act effectively, the State Government constituted the Rajasthan State Agriculture Marketing Board in June, 1974.    


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