Apmc Profile

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APMC PROFILEThe MSAMB has 7 Divisional offices at Pune, Nasik, Aurangabad, Latur, Amravati, Nagpur and Ratnagiri for proper co-ordination of the activities of all APMCs in the State. The map given bellow shows districts covered under various divisions. The profile of APMCs under particular district can be seen by clicking on it. Ratnagiri Division| Raigad,Ratnagiri,Sindhudurg| Pune Division| Pune, Satara, Solapur, Sangli, Kolhapur|

Nasik Division| Nasik, Ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Dhule, Nandurbar,Thane, Mumbai| Amaravati Division| Amaravati, Akola, Buldhana, Washim, Yavatmal| Aurangabad Division| Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Hingoli| Latur Division| Latur, Osmanabad, Beed, Nanded|

Nagpur Division| Nagpur, Bhandara, Gondia, Wardha, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli|
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Introduction
An autonomous body
Constituted under ³The Maharashtra Agricultural ProduceMarketing (Regulation) Act, 1963´

Purpose
1)To regulate the marketing of different kinds of Agricultural Produce. 2)To cater to the marketing needs of the farmers and provide them a platform for selling agricultural produce in various markets and atcompetitive prices. 3)To provide infrastructural facilities for marketing of agricultural produceincluding maintenance and management of markets. 4)The commodities under regulation of it are food grains, fruits,vegetables, spices, dry fruits, pulses, edible oil & oilseeds Rent of the shops around 45000 to 60000

Daily arrivals

Onions potatoes25000
Fruits11000
Vegetables16000
Dry fruits and spices27000
Foodgrains an pulses40000

Total119000

Market participants

Producers / Seller ( farmers)
Commission Agents
Brokers
Traders
Wholesaler
Retailers
Consumers

Functions of apmc market
* Measures for the prevention of purchases and sales below the minimum support prices as fixed by the government * Collect, maintain, disseminate and supply information in respect of production, sale, storage, processing, prices...
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