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General Information

(i) City Ahmedgarh
(ii) Full Postal Address Market Committee, Ahmedgarh, Distt. Sangrur
(iii) Email
(iv) Telephone No. with STD Code 01675 240039
(v) Year of establishment 1954
(vi) Population Served 35000
(vii) Geographical area served by Market (No. of   Villages etc.) 41 

Administration

(i) Regulated/Unregulated Regulated
(ii) Year of Regulation 1961
(iii) Name of the Market Legislation 81 Malerkotla
(iv) Whether Elected/Nominated/Superseded APMC Nominated
(v) Name of Chairman/Administrator Amrik Singh
Address of Chairman/Administrator M C Ahmedgarh Teh malerkotla Distt Sangrur
Telephone No. of Chairman/Administrator 240039
(vi) Name of Secretary Jasbir Kaur
Address of Secretary M C Ahmedgarh Teh Malerkotla Distt Sangrur
Telephone No. of Secretary 240039
(vii) Name of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information Jasbir Kaur
Address of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information M C Amhedgarh Teh Malerkotla Distt Sangrur
Telephone No. of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information 240039
(viii) If Unregulated, Name of Owner and ManagementChairman
(ix) Details of Staff: Supervisory Administrative
a) Permanent 16   13 
b) Temporary 0   0 
(x) Market holidaysSunday 
(xi) Market hours12 

Rail/Road Connectivity

(i) Name of the nearest railway station Ahmedgarh
(ii) Distance of the railway station from the market(in Kms) 1
(iii) Name of the Nearest National /State Highway Ludhiana to Delhi

Market Area

(i) Notified area of Market Committee 41
(ii) Subyard (If any) and It's exact location 1
(iii) Farthest place in the Hinterland Kalsian
(iv) Nearest place in the Hinterland Pohir
(v) Commodity Wise Processing Units in the Market area Seller 45 Cotten F 2 Floor M 9
(vi) Number of Cold Storages available 0
(vii) Capacity of Cold Storages available 0
(viii) Number of Commodities notified under regulation 103
(viiii) Average daily dispatches to outside markets during the season 1000 
(x) Average daily dispatches to outside markets during the peak period 4000 
(xi) Names of traditional markets(important) to which produce is sent DELHI Ludhiana 

Arrivals / Dispatches

(i)

Name of 10 commodities important in terms of  arrivals:  Name of Commodity Annual Production
  1.Wheat  43850 
  2.Paddy  97130 
  3.Cotten Desi  86 
  4.Cotten m  98 
  5.Sarson  20 
  6.Onion  48 
  7.Pototo  527 
  8.Maize 
  9.Rice  78 
  10.Barlay 

(ii) Marketing season commodity wise for 10 important commodities: Name of Commodity Season(From-To) Peak Season(From-To)
1.Wheat March  April 
2.Paddy Sept  Oct 
3.Cotten Desi Aug  Sept 
4.Cotten m Aug  sept 
5.Sarson March  April 
6.Onion April  may 
7.Pototo April  May 
8.Maize Oct  Nov 
9.Rice Dec  Jan 
10.Barlay Mar April 

(iii)Average daily arrivals in Metric Tonnes throughout season of all commodities: Name Of Commodity Average Daily Arrivals
 1.Wheat1000 
 2.Paddy2000 
 3.Cotten Desi10 
 4.Cotten m
 5.Sarson
 6.Onion
 7.Pototo
 8.Maize1  
 9.Rice
 10.Barlay

(iv)Maximum daily arrivals in the market: Name of Commodity Maximum Daily Arrivals In The Market
 1.Wheat3000 
 2.Paddy4000 
 3.Cotten Desi200 
 4.Cotten m
 5.Sarson
 6.Onion
 7.Pototo
 8.Maize
 9.Rice
 10.Barlay

(v)Minimum daily arrivals in the market: Name of Commodity Minimum Daily Arrivals In The Market
 1.Wheat 50 
 2.Paddy 100 
 3.Cotten Desi
 4.Cotten m
 5.Sarson
 6.Onion
 7.Pototo
 8.Maize
 9.Rice
 10.Barlay

(vi)Unit of price quotation: Name of Commodity Unit Of Price Quotation
 1.Wheat640 
 2.Paddy580 
 3.Cotten Desi1750  
 4.Cotten m1800 
 5.Sarson1600 
 6.Onion250 
 7.Pototo200 
 8.Maize550 
 9.Rice900 
 10.Barlay550 

(vii)Standard filling of pack size: Name of Commodity Standard Filling Of Pack Size
 1.Wheat50Kg 
 2.Paddy35 kg 
 3.Cotten Desi40 kg 
 4.Cotten m40 kg 
 5.Sarson80 kg 
 6.Onion50 kg 
 7.Pototo50 kg 
 8.Maize80 kg 
 9.Rice50 kg 
 10.Barlay50 kg 

Name of Commodity Total Annual Arrivals
 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 
Wheat 52360 513881 42101 
Paddy 72516 92740 97168 
Cotten Desi 484 252 65 
Cotten m 133 61 207 
Sarson 25 99 36 
Onion 68 116 94 
Pototo 440 481 512 
Maize 83 205 68 
Rice 56 
Barlay 194 263 182 

Market Functionaries
(i) No. of Licensed Wholesale and Other Functionaries of all categories including Cooperatives: Name Number License Fee Number Of Years
  Commision Agents  171  300 
  Processior  80  300 
  Stockits 
  Weigh man  139  20 
  Traders  25  300 


(ii) Time at which sale begins in the market 7 Am 
(iii) Peak trading hours 7 Am To 7 Pm 
(iv) Time at which sale ends in the market 7 Am 
(v) Whether produce is cleaned/graded before sale Yes 
(vi) Accepted grade in the market  
(vii) Farmer level grading in practice No 
(viii) Are there quality disputes? No  
(ix) How are quality disputes settled? No 

Transactional Methods

(i) System of sale(if different for commodities please clarify) Open Auction All commodities 
(ii) System of weighment Beam Scale 
(iii) System of payment Daily 
(iv) Degree of transparency on method of Sale,Weighment and Payment
(v) Transactional Disputes and Redressal Mechanism No 

Transportation

(i) Modes of transport generally adopted for the market Truaks - Tractor 
(ii) Modes of transport for despatches to various stations Truaks- Rail 
(iii) Modal Mix% Mode Wise Road 

Storage

(i) Storage facilities available in the market with trade as well as APMCNo  
(ii) Availability of Ripening Chambers if available Number Capacity

Facilities and Services

(i) Information Notice Board/Electric Display Board No  
(ii) Public Address System Advertisement 
(iii) Are the prices displayed on the Notice Board No  
(iv) Are the producers able to read the information displayed on The Notice Board No  
(v) Availability Of:
- Canteen No  
- Restaurant No  
- Toilets Yes  
- Internal Roads Yes  
- Parking No  
- Fencing Yes  
- Post Office Yes  
- Bank Yes  
- Input/Sundry Shops Yes  
- Fire Extinguishers No  
- Rest house for farmers No  
- Drinking Water Yes  
- Electricity Yes  
- Auction Platform Yes  
- Grading and Analysing Laboratory No  
- Mechanical Graders No  
- Sieves Yes  
- Garbage Disposal System Yes  
- Sweeping Facilities Yes  
- Information Unit No  
- Extension Unit No  
- Audio Visual side No  
- Market office building Yes  
(vi) Name of Welfare scheme for producers: No 

Market Charges

- Commission 2 Rs 50 Paise 
- Market Fee 2% 
- Weighment 65 paise per Unit 
- Brokerage 5 p 100 Rs 
- Charity no 
- Trade Allowance no 
- Octroi no 
- Sales Tax 4% 
- Other Taxes/Levies Rdf 2% 
- Other Charges Incidentel Charges in Mandi 

Financial Position

Annual Income 22108540 
Annual Expenditure 23912650 
Surplus/Deficit -1804110 
Total Reserves with APMC on 31st March 17255 
Total Liabilities(loan etc.)with APMC on 31st March