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General Information

(i) City Tapa
(ii) Full Postal Address Market Committee, Tapa, Distt. Barnala
(iii) Email
(iv) Telephone No. with STD Code 01679 272036
(v) Year of establishment 1965
(vi) Population Served 200
(vii) Geographical area served by Market (No. of   Villages etc.) 37 


(i) Regulated/Unregulated Regulated
(ii) Year of Regulation 1965
(iii) Name of the Market Legislation TAPA
(iv) Whether Elected/Nominated/Superseded APMC Nominated
(v) Name of Chairman/Administrator Sh.KARAMJIT SINGH
Address of Chairman/Administrator Market Committee, Tapa
Telephone No. of Chairman/Administrator 94170
(vi) Name of Secretary Sh.BUTTA SINGH
Address of Secretary Market Committee, Tapa
Telephone No. of Secretary 9417102646
(vii) Name of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information Sh. BUTTA SINGH
Address of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information Market Committee, Tapa
Telephone No. of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information 01679 272036
(viii) If Unregulated, Name of Owner and ManagementChairman
(ix) Details of Staff: Supervisory Administrative
a) Permanent 17   11 
b) Temporary 0   0 
(x) Market holidaysSUNDAY 
(xi) Market hours8 

Rail/Road Connectivity

(i) Name of the nearest railway station TAPA
(ii) Distance of the railway station from the market(in Kms) 1
(iii) Name of the Nearest National /State Highway BBM ROAD

Market Area

(i) Notified area of Market Committee 12 KM
(ii) Subyard (If any) and It's exact location Rureke and maur nabha
(iii) Farthest place in the Hinterland Badra
(iv) Nearest place in the Hinterland Daraj
(v) Commodity Wise Processing Units in the Market area Shiva Flour MIll Laxmi Floor Mill
(vi) Number of Cold Storages available 1
(vii) Capacity of Cold Storages available 10000 MT
(viii) Number of Commodities notified under regulation 102
(viiii) Average daily dispatches to outside markets during the season NIL 
(x) Average daily dispatches to outside markets during the peak period NIL 
(xi) Names of traditional markets(important) to which produce is sent NIl 

Arrivals / Dispatches


Name of 10 commodities important in terms of  arrivals:  Name of Commodity Annual Production
  1.wheat  97608 
  2.Paddy  17016 
  3.Cotten desi 
  4.Cotten amr.  5669 
  5.Mango  12 
  6.Patato  170 
  7.Onion  40 
  8.Chelly Green  29 
  9.Tomato  25 

(ii) Marketing season commodity wise for 10 important commodities: Name of Commodity Season(From-To) Peak Season(From-To)
1.wheat Apl-May  April 
2.Paddy Oct-Nov  Oct. 
3.Cotten desi Sep-Mar  Nov-Dec 
4.Cotten amr. Sep-Mar  Nov-Dec 
5.Mango Apl-July  May-June 
6.Patato Mar-May  Apl 
7.Onion Apl-May  Apl 
8.Chelly Green May-July  June 
9.Tomato April-May  April 
10.Apple Spt-Jan Nov-Dec 

(iii)Average daily arrivals in Metric Tonnes throughout season of all commodities: Name Of Commodity Average Daily Arrivals
 3.Cotten desi
 4.Cotten amr.22 
 8.Chelly Green.7  

(iv)Maximum daily arrivals in the market: Name of Commodity Maximum Daily Arrivals In The Market
 3.Cotten desi
 4.Cotten amr.25 
 8.Chelly Green

(v)Minimum daily arrivals in the market: Name of Commodity Minimum Daily Arrivals In The Market
 1.wheat 997 
 2.Paddy 2200 
 3.Cotten desi
 4.Cotten amr. 15 
 5.Mango 0.3 
 7.Onion 2.3 
 8.Chelly Green 0.7 
 9.Tomato 1.2 
 10.Apple 0.2 

(vi)Unit of price quotation: Name of Commodity Unit Of Price Quotation
 3.Cotten desi0  
 4.Cotten amr.4150/- 
 8.Chelly Green2000/- 

(vii)Standard filling of pack size: Name of Commodity Standard Filling Of Pack Size
 3.Cotten desi
 4.Cotten amr.40kg 
 8.Chelly Green20kg 

Name of Commodity Total Annual Arrivals
 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 
wheat 104402 88061 97608 
Paddy 162080 166560 170168 
Cotten desi 
Cotten amr. 9350 16386 5669 
Mango 14 12 
Patato 275 171 170 
Onion 96 35 40 
Chelly Green 27 29 29 
Tomato 29 17 25 
Apple 12 10 

Market Functionaries
(i) No. of Licensed Wholesale and Other Functionaries of all categories including Cooperatives: Name Number License Fee Number Of Years
  Commission Agent  612  300 
  Weighment  13415  20 plus 20 

(ii) Time at which sale begins in the market 10 AM 
(iii) Peak trading hours 8 Hours 
(iv) Time at which sale ends in the market 5 PM 
(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 for All Commodities 
(ii) System of weighment Flooring Weighment 
(iii) System of payment Through Commission Agent 
(iv) Degree of transparency on method of Sale,Weighment and Payment 100% 
(v) Transactional Disputes and Redressal Mechanism No 


(i) Modes of transport generally adopted for the market Trucks 
(ii) Modes of transport for despatches to various stations Rail ,Trucks 
(iii) Modal Mix% Mode Wise 90% Rail , 10% Trucks 


(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 Yes  
(ii) Public Address System Office Market Committee 
(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 Yes  
- Restaurant No  
- Toilets Yes  
- Internal Roads No  
- Parking Yes  
- Fencing No  
- Post Office Yes  
- Bank Yes  
- Input/Sundry Shops No  
- 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: Agriculture Accident Claim 

Market Charges

- Commission 2.5% 
- Market Fee 2% 
- Weighment Rs.2.25 per unit 
- Brokerage
- Charity
- Trade Allowance
- Octroi
- Sales Tax
- Other Taxes/Levies
- Other Charges Nil 

Financial Position

Annual Income 78225170 
Annual Expenditure 77699445 
Surplus/Deficit 525725 
Total Reserves with APMC on 31st March
Total Liabilities(loan etc.)with APMC on 31st March