Efforts Were Made, But Traders Are Not Ready To Open Private Market

Saharanpur. Despite all the efforts, success has not been achieved in setting up a private market in the district. Mandi marketing officials also contacted some traders and FPOs. Some traders in the Sarsawa area also agreed to open a private market, but then they withdrew their hands.
In the amendment in the Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Produce Market Rules, approval was given to establish mandis in the private sector in the state. Under this amendment, any trader or institution was allowed to do private market, sub market place and direct purchase. They can be established outside the radius of five kilometers from the main market place, three kilometers for the sub market place.
The officials of Mandi Marketing Department in the district contacted many traders and Farmers Producer Organization (FPO). Some businessmen had together agreed to set up a private market in Sarsawa of the district. But later he refused. Plotting was done on the land on which the mandi was to be built.
norms for setting up a private market
For setting up a private market, two hectares of land is required in the corporation area and three hectares in the outlying area. It is necessary to have shops, auction halls, sheds, canteens, proper storage arrangements and laboratory for quality checking. It is necessary to have other arrangements including storage, cold storage, auction site for the sub market place. Even for direct purchase, the business or FPO should have arrangement for shed, storage etc. For their establishment, a license has to be obtained from the market committee. The project cost of private market in the city has been kept at Rs.10 and in the outer area Rs.5 crore. In the private market, one percent mandi fee will be charged by the trader, out of which 25 percent will go to the mandi and the rest will be of the trader.
No trader and FPO has come forward to establish private market and sub-market sites in the district and for direct purchase. For this, many organizations are being contacted. Some people wanted to open a private market in Sarsawa, but due to some reason they also backed down. Efforts are on in this direction. Sunil Som, Senior Marketing Inspector Mandi.

Saharanpur. Despite all the efforts, success could not be achieved in setting up a private market in the district. Mandi marketing officials also contacted some traders and FPOs. Some traders in the Sarsawa area also agreed to open a private market, but then they withdrew their hands.

In the amendment in the Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Produce Market Rules, approval was given to establish mandis in the private sector in the state. Under this amendment, any trader or institution was allowed to do private market, sub market place and direct purchase. They can be established outside the radius of five kilometers from the main market place, three kilometers for the sub market place.

The officials of Mandi Marketing Department in the district contacted many traders and Farmers Producer Organization (FPO). Some businessmen had together agreed to set up a private market in Sarsawa of the district. But later he refused. Plotting was done on the land on which the mandi was to be built.

norms for setting up a private market

For setting up a private market, two hectares of land is required in the corporation area and three hectares in the outlying area. It is necessary to have shops, auction halls, sheds, canteens, proper storage arrangements and laboratory for quality checking. It is necessary to have other arrangements including storage, cold storage, auction site for the sub market place. Even for direct purchase, the business or FPO should have arrangement for shed, storage etc. For their establishment, a license has to be obtained from the market committee. The project cost of private market in the city has been kept at Rs.10 and in the outer area Rs.5 crore. In the private market, one percent mandi fee will be charged by the trader, out of which 25 percent will go to the mandi and the rest will be of the trader.

No trader and FPO has come forward to establish private market and sub market place in the district and for direct purchase. For this, many organizations are being contacted. Some people wanted to open a private market in Sarsawa, but due to some reason they also backed down. Efforts are on in this direction. Sunil Som, Senior Marketing Inspector Mandi.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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