Future Plans

  • Establishment of new and shifting of old agriculture produce markets from populated/ congested areas under rule 67 of Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (G) Rules, 1979.
  • Establishment of private markets through developers under rule 67-A of Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets (G) Rules, 1979 to create healthy competition for fetching reasonable prices for farmers of their agriculture products.
  • Improvement in financial condition of Market Committees by enhancing rates of Market Fee of agriculture produce.
  • Improvement of cleanliness position of agricultural produce markets by out sourcing and providing extra resources to Market Committees.
  • Installation of Weigh bridges at the gates of some major agriculture produce markets in the Punjab.
  • Establishment of model Fruit, Vegetable and Grain markets in big cities in the Punjab e.g. Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan etc.
  • Improvement in marketing information service by communicating accurate and timely rates to stakeholder through SMS Service and Digital Rate Boards installed in 27 agriculture produce markets in the Punjab.
  • Improvement in monthly price bulletin as per latest techniques showing the current and international prices of agriculture commodities. Forecasting of agri. commodities may also be made through the said bulletin.
  • Centralization of pension fund of Market Committee at provincial level to improve the disbursement of pension to the pensioners of market committees.
  • Formulation of New Marketing Act.