Functions

The department is performing the following functions:

  • Supervision of Market Committees in accordance with PAPM, Ordinance, 1978 and Rules framed thereunder.
  • Managing Agricultural Produce Markets through Market Committees.
  • Provision of facilities at Wheat Procurement Centers through market committees and supervise the same.
  • Establishment of New Markets.
  • Collection and dissemination of marketing information.
  • Releasing daily price Bulletin.
  • Publish and disseminate market analysis reports on various crops.
  • Supervision of Sunday /Friday/ Ramadan Bazaars.
  • Improvement of Agricultural Marketing System.
  • Training of members, staff and functionaries of the regulated markets.