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General Information

(i) City Babra
(ii) Full Postal Address Agricultural Produce Market Committee, Market Yard, Babra, Distt. Amreli
(iii) Email
(iv) Telephone No. with STD Code 02791 233564, 233588
(v) Year of establishment 1982
(vi) Population Served 147000
(vii) Geographical area served by Market (No. of   Villages etc.) 58 


(i) Regulated/Unregulated Regulated
(ii) Year of Regulation 1992
(iii) Name of the Market Legislation Shree Khatiwadi Uttpan Bazar Samittee Babra
(iv) Whether Elected/Nominated/Superseded APMC Elected
(v) Name of Chairman/Administrator Shree Jivajibhai K. Rathod
Address of Chairman/Administrator At. Isapar, Ta. Babra, Dist. Amreli, State: Gujarat
Telephone No. of Chairman/Administrator 09427746262
(vi) Name of Secretary Shree Ajaykumar D. Pandya
Address of Secretary Shivam, Riddhi-Shiddhi Banglow, B.M.Chowk, Liliya Road, Amreli, Dist.Amreli, State: Gujarat
Telephone No. of Secretary 09099888800
(vii) Name of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information
Address of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information
Telephone No. of Officer-in-Charge of Market Information
(viii) If Unregulated, Name of Owner and Management
(ix) Details of Staff: Supervisory Administrative
a) Permanent 4   13 
b) Temporary 0   0 
(x) Market holidaysAs per Govt. Rules 
(xi) Market hours9 

Rail/Road Connectivity

(i) Name of the nearest railway station Dhasa
(ii) Distance of the railway station from the market(in Kms) 22
(iii) Name of the Nearest National /State Highway Rajkot-Bhavnagar State high-way

Market Area

(i) Notified area of Market Committee Babra Taluka
(ii) Subyard (If any) and It's exact location nil
(iii) Farthest place in the Hinterland
(iv) Nearest place in the Hinterland
(v) Commodity Wise Processing Units in the Market area Cotton Ginning Factory abt 40 and Oil mill is also 6
(vi) Number of Cold Storages available 0
(vii) Capacity of Cold Storages available
(viii) Number of Commodities notified under regulation 22
(viiii) Average daily dispatches to outside markets during the season 65 
(x) Average daily dispatches to outside markets during the peak period 87 
(xi) Names of traditional markets(important) to which produce is sent local ginning factory 

Arrivals / Dispatches


Name of 10 commodities important in terms of  arrivals:  Name of Commodity Annual Production
  1.Cotton  31431 
  2.Seamum  57 

(ii) Marketing season commodity wise for 10 important commodities: Name of Commodity Season(From-To) Peak Season(From-To)
1.Cotton Oct to june  Nov to Feb 
2.Seamum Sept to feb  Oct to Jan 
3.mung aug to dec  Sept to Dec 
4.groundnut sept to feb  Oct to Jan 

(iii)Average daily arrivals in Metric Tonnes throughout season of all commodities: Name Of Commodity Average Daily Arrivals

(iv)Maximum daily arrivals in the market: Name of Commodity Maximum Daily Arrivals In The Market

(v)Minimum daily arrivals in the market: Name of Commodity Minimum Daily Arrivals In The Market
 1.Cotton 60 

(vi)Unit of price quotation: Name of Commodity Unit Of Price Quotation
 1.Cotton20 kg 
 2.Seamum20 kg 
 3.mung20 kg  
 4.groundnut20 kg 

(vii)Standard filling of pack size: Name of Commodity Standard Filling Of Pack Size

Name of Commodity Total Annual Arrivals
 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 
Cotton 31906 31577 23161 
Seamum 32 57.5 58 
mung 25.1 2.8 
groundnut 68.5 9.8 15 

Market Functionaries
(i) No. of Licensed Wholesale and Other Functionaries of all categories including Cooperatives: Name Number License Fee Number Of Years
  A Class  249  100 
  C Class  64  50 

(ii) Time at which sale begins in the market 9 am to 6 pm 
(iii) Peak trading hours
(iv) Time at which sale ends in the market 6 pm 
(v) Whether produce is cleaned/graded before sale No 
(vi) Accepted grade in the market  
(vii) Farmer level grading in practice Yes 
(viii) Are there quality disputes? Yes  
(ix) How are quality disputes settled? orally 

Transactional Methods

(i) System of sale(if different for commodities please clarify) open auction 
(ii) System of weighment computerized weighbridge and ghodikata 
(iii) System of payment Cash 
(iv) Degree of transparency on method of Sale,Weighment and Payment open auction, true weight, cash payment 
(v) Transactional Disputes and Redressal Mechanism  


(i) Modes of transport generally adopted for the market By Truck, rickshow and cart 
(ii) Modes of transport for despatches to various stations truck 
(iii) Modal Mix% Mode Wise  


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

Market Charges

- Commission 1.25% 
- Market Fee 0.5% 
- Weighment 1% 
- Brokerage  
- Charity  
- Trade Allowance  
- Octroi  
- Sales Tax  
- Other Taxes/Levies  
- Other Charges all charges are payable by purchaser 

Financial Position

Annual Income 18190000 
Annual Expenditure 14700000 
Surplus/Deficit 3490000 
Total Reserves with APMC on 31st March 59593000 
Total Liabilities(loan etc.)with APMC on 31st March