Agricultural Marketing Schemes

By on 09 May 2016 | read


What to do?

•Farmer can get the price information of their produce available on Agmarknet website (, through Kisan Call Centres or SMS.

• Harvesting and threshing should be done at appropriate time.• Proper grading, packing and labeling should be done before sale for better prices.

• Transport of produce at proper market/mandi for getting remunerative price.

• Storage of produce should be done for sale during off season for maximum profit.

• Avoid distress sale.

• Farmer in a group can form marketing cooperatives for better marketing facilities.

• Marketing cooperatives can open retail and wholesale outlets.

• Farmers can also operate cold storages and warehouses to store the produce in order to avoid distress sale.

Scheme NameType of  AssistancePattern of Assistance
Development/Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure,
Grading & Standardization
• For rapid development of infrastructure projects in agriculture and allied sectors including dairy, meat, fisheries and minor forest produce
• To develop marketing infrastructure to cater to the post-harvest requirement of production and marketable surplus of various farm products. 
• 25% of the capital cost of project up to ₹ 50 lakh on each project.
• In Hilly or Tribal areas or SC/ST entrepreneurs and their cooperatives, subsidy shall be 33.33% of the capital cost up to ₹ 60 lakh in each case.
• No proper ceiling on subsidy in respect of projects of State agencies.
Gramin Bhandaran Yojana : A Capital Investment Subsidy Scheme for
Construction/Renovation of Rural Godowns
Go down capacity from100 Mt to 30000 MT (50 MT for hill areas) • For all farmers
• For woman farmers, their Self Help Groups, Cooperatives, SC & ST entrepreneurs.
• For other categories
• 25 percent subsidy of capital cost
• 33.33 percent subsidy of capital cost
• 15 percent subsidy of capital cost