Feasibility Study of E-Mandi, an Electronic APMC Market in Unjha, Deesha and Palanpur
Under the guidance of:-
Mr. Yashwant Singh
(Assistant Vice President)
Institute of Agri Business Management S. K. Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner- 334006 Submitted By:
MBA (AGRI-BUSINESS) (2011-13)
The work presented here is not a single effort as each and every person associated with this project has contributed in the successful accomplishment of this piece of work and is being thanked for their efforts. First of all, I would like to thank the Almighty God and my parents with whose gracious blessings and affection I was able to accomplish my work successfully. I sincerely thank my Project Guide Mr. Yashwant Singh (Asst. Vice President- National Commodity & Derivatives Spot Exchange Ltd) for providing me an opportunity to do a challenging and satisfying project in an organization like NCDEX and also for his guidance and valuable suggestions during the project. I feel immense pleasure in expressing my sincere thanks to Dr. Rajesh Sharma (DirectorIABM, BIKANER) Finally, I extend my thanks to all the Farmers, Traders, Mandi Secretaries, Warehouse Service Providers and Friends who came in contact and co-operated me during my project work.
Ankur Jain MBA (AB) IABM, BIAKNER
Declaration This is to declare that, I am Ankur Jain, student of Post Graduate Programme in MBA(Agri Business), Batch2011-13, from Institute of Agribusiness
Management, SKRAU, Bikaner, have given original and authentic data, information and maintained full confidentiality to the best of my knowledge in the project report titled “Feasibility Study of E-Mandi, an Electronic APMC Market in Unjha, Deesha and Palanpur” and that, no part of this information has been used for any other assignment but for the partial fulfilment of the requirements towards the completion of the said course.
Ankur Jain MBA (AB) IABM, BIAKNER
NCDEX Spot Exchange Ltd. (NSPOT) is a professionally managed online commodity spot exchange established on October, 18 2006.My project area is Unjha, Deesha & Palanpur. APMC Unjha is famous for cumin and saunf.Unja mandi is the Asia’s biggest mandi. While arrival of castor seed is seen in all APMC Unjha, Deesha & Palanpur. Major crop production in study area is Castor seed, Bajra, Cumin, Groundnut, Mustard, Isabgol, Cotton etc. My project title is “Feasibility Study of E-Mandi, an Electronic APMC Market in Unjha, Deesha and Palanpur” Objectives of study Primary objective: 1. To study the major factors influencing the linkage building between farmers and NSPOT in Unjha, Deesha & Palanpur (Assessment of Level of Farmers’ Awareness on Agricultural Marketing) Secondary objectives: 2. To study the exist agriculture marketing infrastructure (APMCs) in Unjha, Deesha & Palanpur 3. To understand the various commodity financing models 4. To study the physical factor for e-mandi According the objective research and data analysis is done. Farmers are interested in the new aspects of agricultural marketing. They are interested in using warehouse facilities as well as online trading of different crops. New generation and educated/litrate people are taking interest in the agriculture. They want training on the different aspects of agriculture marketing. Traders as well as WSP are also taking interest in new aspects of agriculture marketing (online trading forward and spot both). Arrivals are in the huge amount in all mandi which are studied so it is potential area for the NSPOT to take advantage through implementation of e-mandi.
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