DIRECTORATE OF MARKETING & INSPECTION

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & COOPERATION

 

 

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT,2005

INDEX

Sl.No.                       Item

 

01.                                      Particulars of its organization, functions and duties

02.                                      Powers and duties of its officers and employees

03.                                      Procedures followed in the decision making process,  including channels of

                               supervision and accountability

04.                                      The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

05.                                      The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and  records, held by it under its

                               control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

06.                                      A statement  of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its

                               control

07.                                      The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with  or            

                                representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of

                                its policy or implementation thereof.

08.                                      A statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and  other bodies consisting

                               of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice

 and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other     

 bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meetings are accessible 

 for public.

09.                                      A Directory of its Officers and employees

10.                                      The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees

                               including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

11.                                      The Budget allocated to each of its agency indicating the particularsof all

                               plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursement made.

12.                                      The manner of execution of subsidy programmes including the amounts

                               allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

13.                                      Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorization granted by it.

14.                                      Details in respect of the information available to or  held by it reduced in an

                               electronic form.

15.                                      The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information

                                including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for

                                public use.

16.                                      The names, designations and other particulars of the Appellate Authority and

                               the Central Public Information officers.

 

 

 

(i)      Particulars of its organizations, functions and duties:-

 

MANDATE:

 

The Directorate of Marketing and Inspection (DMI) is an attached Office of the Ministry of Agriculture.  It was set up in the year 1935 to implement the agricultural marketing policies and programmes of the Central Government.  Since its very inception, the Directorate continues to be responsible for bringing about an integrated development of marketing of agricultural and allied produce in the country with a view to safeguard the interests of producer-sellers as well as the consumers.  It maintains a close liaison between the Central and the State Governments in the implementation of agricultural marketing policies in the country. 

 

ORGANISATIONAL SET UP:

 

The Directorate is headed by the Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India (AMA).  The Directorate has its Head Office at Faridabad (Haryana), Branch Head Office at Nagpur (Maharashtra) and 11 Regional Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow, Bhopal, Kochi and Guwahati and the Central Agmark Laboratory at Nagpur.  Besides, there are 26 Sub-Offices, 16 Regional Agmark Laboratories (RALs) spread all over the country as per the details given below:-

 

 

Regional Offices

Sub-Office under Regional office

Agmark Laboratories under Regional Office

1.   Delhi

1.  Dehradun

1.Okhla 2.Ghaziabad

2.   Kolkata

1. Patna

2.Bhubaneshwar

3.Ranchi

1.Kolkata 2.Patna       3.Bhubaneshwar

3.   Mumbai

1.Nasik Road 2.Ahemdabad 3.Rajkot 4.Surat 5.Panaji 6.Pune 7.Sangli

1.Mumbai 2.Rajkot

 

 

4.  Bhopal

1.Raipur

1.Bhopal

5.  Chennai

1.Bangalore 2.Madurai 3.Hubli

1.Chennai 2.Bangalore

6.  Kochi

1.Calicut 2.Thiruvananthapuram

1.Kochi

7.  Hyderabad

1. Guntur 2.Vishakhapattanam

1.Guntur

8.  Guwahati

1. Shillong

1.Guwahati

9.   Lucknow

1.Kanpur 2.Varanasi

1.Kanpur

10. Jaipur

Nil

1.Jaipur

11. Chandigarh

1.Jammu 2.Amritsar 3.Abohar 4.Shimla

1.Amritsar

 

          The organizational chart is placed at Annexure-I.

 

ACTIVITIES:

 

The activities of the Directorate cover the following areas of agricultural marketing:

 

1.                 Promotion of Standardisation and Grading of  agricultural and allied produce under  the  Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act, 1937 as   amended in 1986;

2.                 Market Research, Surveys and Planning;

3.       Agricultural Marketing Reforms

4.       Agricultural Marketing Information Network;

5        Promotion of Cold Storage

6.       Construction of Rural Godowns

7.       Development of Marketing Infrastructure, Grading &     Standardization

8.       Training in agricultural marketing;

9.       Marketing Extension;

 

1.       STANDARDISATION AND GRADING OF AGRICULTURAL AND ALLIED PRODUCE (NON-PLAN):

 

Quality standards for agricultural commodities are framed based on their intrinsic quality.  Food safety factors are being incorporated in the standards to compete in World trade.  Standards are being harmonised with international standards keeping in view the WTO requirements.  Certification of agricultural commodities is carried out for the benefit of producer/manufacturer and consumer.  Certification of adulteration prone commodities viz. Butter, Ghee, Vegetable Oils, Ground-Spices, Honey, Wheat Atta etc. is very popular.  Blended Edible Vegetable Oils and Fat Spread are compulsorily required to be certified under Agmark. 

 

          The Certification mark under the Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act is popularly known as "AGMARK".  Grading is carried out  in  accordance with  the  standards  notified,   following  meticulous  procedure  of sampling,  testing,  packaging,  marking  and   sealing  as  per   the instructions  issued under the Act and Rules. 

 

 

 

1. 1     FORMULATION OF GRADE STANDARDS:

 

          Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act, 1937 empowers the Central Government to frame grade standards for agricultural produce.   The DMI has formulated Agmark standards for 181 agricultural and allied commodities.  Standards framed under the provisions of the Act are popularly known as AGMARK standards.   The standards are framed in a scientific manner.  A sampling plan is first drawn for collecting adequate number of representative samples of the concerned commodity from different producing areas and assembling centers over a period of time.  These samples are analyzed in various Regional Agmark Laboratories for various physical and chemical parameters.  On the basis of analytical data generated, grade standards are formulated keeping in view the standards framed under the provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954. 

 

1.2     GRADING OF AGRICULTURAL  COMMODITIES:

 

          The grading activities are directed specifically for the benefit of farmers and consumers, while they also help the traders in efficient movement of the produce from the producers to the consumers. Promotion of standardization and grading of agricultural and allied produce is one of the important activities of the Directorate of Marketing & Inspection. The Directorate promotes standardization and grading and implements scheme of certification of agricultural and allied products for orderly marketing under the provisions of Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act, 1937 as amended in 1986.  The Certification mark under the Act is popularly known as ‘AGMARK’. Grading is carried out in accordance with the standards notified, following meticulous procedure of sampling, testing, packaging, marking and sealing as per the instructions issued under the provisions of the Act and Rules.  It serves as a means of describing the quality of commodities to be purchased or sold by the buyers or sellers all over the country and abroad.  This establishes a common trade language and avoids the need for physical checking and handling at many points.  The system of grading and certification benefits both the sellers and buyers in view of the fact that the producer gets price commensurate with the quality produced by him and consumer gets a quality product. Grading and certification activities can be broadly classified into -

(i)                Grading for Internal Trade

(ii)              Grading for Export

(iii)            Grading at Producers’ level.

 

  

1.2.1  Grading for Internal Trade:

 

Grading of agricultural commodities for internal trade is voluntary in nature and is carried out under the provisions of Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act, 1937. However, as per provision in Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955 certification of blended edible vegetable oils and fat spread is compulsory under Agmark for internal trade.  The commodities graded under ‘AGMARK’ for internal trade are classified into two groups; viz. decentralized commodities and centralized commodities.  Decentralised commodities include those items which do not require elaborate testing facilities. Assessment of their purity and determination of grade is mostly done on the basis of physical factors or relatively simple tests.  Decentralised commodities include wheat, rice and other cereals, oilseeds, edible nuts, fibre crops, fruit and vegetables etc.  This programme is being implemented through the Marketing Departments of the concerned State Governments under the guidance of the Directorate of Marketing and Inspection.  Certain powers such as renewal of Certificate of Authorisation, drawl of check samples, etc. under the provisions of General Grading & Marking Rules, 1988 have also been delegated to Officers of States/ UTs.  for grading of decentralized commodities. 

 

          The commodities which require elaborate testing arrangements for assessment of quality and determination of grade, are classified as centralised commodities.  These include ghee, butter, vegetable oils, oil cakes, powdered spices, honey, wheat Atta, Besan etc.  These require elaborate testing for chemical parameters.  The commodities are tested by the authorized packers in primary grading laboratories for various prescribed parameters and grades are assigned as per the analytical results.  Packers/ manufacturers who can not establish their own laboratories because of cost involved and recurring expenditure, get themselves attached with State Grading Laboratories (SGLs)/ cooperative/ commercial laboratories. 

 

1.2.2  Grading for Export:

 

The Export (Quality Control & Inspection) Act, 1963 is administered by the Ministry of Commerce.  The Act empowers the Government to

 

·        Notify commodities which will be subject to quality control and/or inspection prior to export,

·        Establish standards of quality for such notified commodities, and

·        Specify the type of quality control and/or inspection to be applied to such commodities.

 

 

In view of economic reforms initiated by the Government of India in early 1990s, the operation of compulsory quality control and inspection for export commodities had been simplified.  The following steps initiated at the time continued to be operative.

 

·        State Trading Houses, Trading Houses, Export Houses as well as Industrial Units in Export Processing Zones and 100% Export Oriented Units have been exempted from the purview of compulsory pre shipment Inspection.

·        Units approved by EIAs under the system of In-process Quality Control (IPQC) have been authorized to issue statutory certificates by themselves.

·        Items which were hitherto subjected to compulsory pre shipment inspection have been exempted from the same, provided the exporter has a firm letter from the overseas buyer stating that the overseas buyer does not require preshipment inspection from any official Indian inspection agencies.

 

          Fish and fishery products, honey, egg products, milk and milk products, black pepper for USA, Basmati rice for EU have been notified for compulsory preshipment inspection and certification. 

 

          DMI has attended to certification of grapes during this year from different centers in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.  

 

 

1.2.3  Grading at Producers’ Level:

 

          For securing adequate return to the producer-sellers, a scheme of Grading at the Producers’ Level by establishing grading units in Regulated markets and Marketing Cooperatives was introduced.  The main objective of the scheme is to subject the produce to simple tests, and assign a grade before it is offered for sale.  Grading helps the producer to get price commensurate with the quality of his produce.  Cereals, pulses, oilseeds, spices, fruit and vegetables, fibres, arecanut, coconut and tobacco are some of the important commodities graded under this programme.  The scheme is being implemented by the States/ UTs.

 

1.3     NETWORK OF AGMARK LABORATORIES:

 

          Directorate of Marketing & Inspection has set up 16 Regional Agmark Laboratories (RALs) spread all over the country with Central Agmark Laboratory at Nagpur as the apex laboratory.  These RALs have the mandate to;

(i)                analyse research samples of agricultural commodities for framing their standards and

(ii)              analyse check samples drawn under Agmark Certification Programme.  

 

                      

 

2.      MARKETING RESEARCH, SURVEYS AND PLANNING:

 

Right from its inception, DMI has been undertaking commodity marketing surveys and in-depth studies of marketing system in respect of various agricultural commodities in the country.  Problem-oriented studies are also undertaken and technical guidance is rendered to State Governments.

 

2.1     Market Research and Planning:

 

At the outset guidelines, questionnaires/ schedules and synopses are prepared and issued to field offices for collection of data.  The field surveys are conducted at the important centres spread over the entire country. The analysis and interpretation of data is done by using percentage indices, averages, variance, standard deviation correlation, regression   trends and forecasting tools/ techniques. The report is prepared in an organized form which includes introduction, methodology, findings, summary, conclusion and recommendation.  Based on these studies/ surveys, a large number of marketing reports have been published by the Directorate.  These reports help planners and policy makers to formulate various schemes/ programmes from time to time for development of agricultural marketing system in the country. The important suggestions/ recommendations are also made on the basis of findings of these reports for the benefits of agriculturists, agri-business dealers and consumers. 

 

2.2     Marketable Surplus and Post-Harvest Losses:

 

The Directorate is also implementing a scheme for Estimation of Marketable Surplus and Post-Harvest Losses of Foodgrains.  It aims at finding out the quantum of marketable surplus and post-harvest losses to pin point the causes of losses and to suggest remedial measures, besides generating data for various user agencies. 

 

2.3     Research Grants:

 

With a view to attract private and autonomous sector talent, the DMI has provided Research Grants to eminent scholars, institutions for undertaking research studies to identify specific problems & constraints in various areas of agricultural marketing and suggest remedial The financial assistance was provided in the form of grant-in-aid.  33 such projects were sanctioned.  Out of them reports on 32 projects have been received and published. 

 

2.4     Under the Xth Five Year Plan the three schemes i) Market Information Network ii) Marketable Surplus and Post-harvest Losses of Foodgrains and iii) Research Grants Scheme have been amalgamated under one scheme namely “Market Research and Information Network”.  Under the new scheme the Directorate has undertaken the preparation of following commodity profiles:

 

i)     Post harvest profile of Paddy/ Rice

ii)    Post harvest profile of Red Gram

iii)   Post harvest profile of Bengal Gram

iv)   Post harvest profile of Soyabean

v)    Post harvest profile of Mustard- Rape seed

vi)   Post harvest profile of Wheat

vii)  Post harvest profile of Groundnut

 

            Out of these profiles Paddy/ Rice, Bengal Gram, Soyabean, Red Gram and Mustard- Rape seed have been uploaded on Agmark net portal and are in public domain can be accessed from www.agmarknet.nic.in.

 

 

3.       AGRICULTURAL MARKETING REFORMS:

 

i)       Model Act on Agricultural Marketing:   This Ministry has formulated a ‘Model Act’ on agricultural marketing in order to assist the States in removing barriers, whether legal or policy induced, which introduce inefficiencies and monopoly rents in the functioning of agricultural markets. The Model Act enables any person, grower or local authority to establish new markets in any area, removes compulsion on growers to sell their produce through existing regulated markets, allows establishment of direct purchase centers and Farmers Markets for direct sale, promote Public Private Partnership in management and development of markets, establish Special markets for commodities like Onions, Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers etc.

         

ii)      Contract Farming:           In the wake of economic liberalization, the concept of contract farming in which national or multinational companies enter into contracts for marketing of agricultural and horticultural produce and also provide technologies and capital to contract farmers has gained importance. 

 

          Model specifications of contract farming agreement and supporting legislation requiring amendment to the State Acts dealing with agricultural marketing has been formulated and the same sent to State Governments/ UTs for necessary action. 

 

 

4.       MARKETING RESEARCH AND INFORMATION NETWORK:

 

4.1     The Marketing Research and Information Network Scheme viz. AGMARKNET is being implemented by the Department for electronic networking of agricultural produce wholesale markets in the country for collection and dissemination of price and market related information. The scheme was launched in the year 2000-01.

 

4.2     Price related Information:  Information on price of agricultural commodities is collected by Auction Officers in the mandi through the process of auction that takes place from early in the morning and goes up to lunchtime.  The data is usually sent by e-mail from the mandi in the afternoon indicating the day’s minimum price of the commodity, the maximum price and the modal price, i.e. the price at which the maximum sales have taken place.  The quantity of arrivals is also reported.  E-mail from all the markets are compiled in the DMI/NIC Headquarter and after verification uploaded on the portal.  Information on the portal is in public domain and can be accessed freely.  As on date, price information in respect of more than 300 commodities and 2000 varieties are reported on the portal.

 

 

4.3     Market related information:  In addition to price, several other markets related information is provided on the portal.  These relate to accepted standards of grades, labeling, sanitary and phyto-sanitary requirements, physical infrastructure of storage and warehousing, marketing laws, fees payable etc. Efforts are on to prepare a national atlas of agricultural markets on a GIS Platform that would indicate the availability of entire marketing infrastructure in the country including storage, cold storage, markets and related infrastructure.  Similarly commodity profiles indicating the post harvest requirements of important commodities in terms of quality, packing, standards, etc. are being loaded on to the portal.  Commodities already covered include Rice, Bengal Gram, Red Gram and Mustard/Rapeseed.             

 

 

4.4     Establishment of Computing and Networking Facilities:

 

Each market node is provided with a Personal Computer, a printer, a UPS system for power backup and a modem. The markets are connected to internet through dial-up modem. The   State Marketing Boards/ Directorates and Directorate of Marketing and Inspection (DMI) offices spread all over the country have also been connected.  V-SAT based communication system has been established at DMI Headquarters, Faridabad to facilitate co-ordination with several participating markets.

 

4.5     Development of Human Resource:

 

About 1500 officials of the market committees have been provided necessary IT training under the project so far covering the basic operations of computers, application software for data entry and usage of internet and e-mail.  The training has been conducted with the support of NIC state/district units. Wherever necessary, onsite training has also been arranged. Refresher training programmes have also been conducted wherever required.

 

4.6     Application and Database Development:

 

A market level application software AGMARK has been developed to facilitate data entry of prices and arrivals, local database creation and information transmission. A comprehensive national database has been developed. The database is growing exponentially with daily prices and arrivals information being received from markets spread all over the country. Weekly and Monthly National price bulletins are being generated using the database.

 

Data is received from markets through e-mail in the form of structured attachments generated through the AGMARK software. The text files are automatically uploaded (through a software module) onto the web enabled national database, after verification by DMI, twice a day (in the afternoon and evening) except on market/ public holidays. About 770 markets are reporting data to the portal.

 

4.7     Portal on Market Information:

 

A portal has been developed to facilitate dissemination of market-wise prices of various commodities and other agricultural marketing related information as a single window service. The portal has linkage with various organizations concerned with agricultural marketing. Any market can now easily access prices of other markets through the agmarknet portal. The farmers visiting the markets can be timely informed by the market officials about prevailing prices in other markets. The portal provides access to daily, future, minimum support prices and international commodity prices from FAO website. The quantity of arrivals is also reported.

 

          In addition to prices, several other markets related information as mentioned earlier is being provided on the portal. The portal is constantly being enriched.  An e-directory of markets is gradually being evolved over the portal. Information on prices and arrivals is now accessible in Hindi, Gurumukhi and Telugu, besides English.  Efforts are on to facilitate dissemination in other major local languages also. The commodity prices and arrivals information available on portals of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra are also integrated with AGMARKNET portal.

 

5.       PROMOTION OF COLD STORAGE:

 

For preservation of perishable produce like fruits and vegetables, cold storages and cold chain linkage play an important role for increasing the shelf life of produce.  For proper development of cold storages and ensuring proper refrigeration condition two pronged approach was adopted through Regulation and Promotional activities.  During 1997, the regulation aspect was discontinued to attract more private investment in cold storage industry.  In 1999, on the recommendation of the High Level Expert Committee on storage and cold storage a capital investment subsidy scheme for construction/ expansion/ modernization of cold storage was introduced.  Fund is released by National Horticulture Board through NABARD. 

 

6.       GRAMIN BHANDARAN YOJNA:

 

6.1     It is a capital investment subsidy scheme for construction/renovation of rural godowns.  It was introduced on 2001 – 2002 and extended upto 30th September,2004.  It has now been extended till 31st March,2007.  The main objectives of the scheme include creation of scientific storage capacity with allied facilities in rural areas to meet out various requirements of farmers for storing farm produce, processed farm produce, agricultural inputs, etc., and prevention of distress by creating the facility of pledge loan and marketing credit.

 

6.2     The project for construction of rural godowns can be taken up by individuals, farmers, Group of farmers, growers,partnership/ proprietory firms non-Government organizations(NGOs), self-help Groups, Companies, Corporations, Cooperatives, Federations, Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees, Marketing Boards and Agro-processing Corporations in the entire country.  Assistance for renovation of rural godowns will however, be restricted to godowns constructed by cooperatives only.

 

6.3     Promoters will submit the project proposals for term loan and subsidy to Bank on application form as prescribed by the concerned Bank along with project report and other documents for appraisal and sanction of loan.  A copy of the proposal shall also be endorsed by the promoter to Sub-Office/ Regional Office of DMI.

 

6.4     Bank after appraisal and sanctioning of project and disbursal of first instalment of loan will furnish a brief project profile-cum-claim form for advance subsidy along with a copy of bank’s sanction letter to NABARD with a copy to the Sub-Office/ Regional Office of DMI.

 

6.5     NABARD on receipt of project-profile-cum-claim from the participating bank, will sanction and release 50% advance subsidy to the participating Bank for keeping the same in the subsidy Reserve Fund Account.  NABARD will provide a copy of the claim to the Head Office of DMI project-wise for replenishment or adjustment against advance subsidy provided by DMI to NABARD.  The release of subsidy by NABARD will be subject to availability of funds from DMI.

 

6.6     When the project is complete, the promoter will inform the bank which will initiate action for inspection by Joint Inspection Committee consisting of officials from Bank, NABARD and DMI to ensure that the rural godown confirms to approve technical and financial parameters.

 

6.7    Under the scheme, subsidy @ 25% will be given to all categories of farmers, Agriculture graduates, cooperatives & CWC/ SWCs. All other categories of individuals companies and corporations would be given subsidy @ 15% of the project cost. In case of NE States/hilly areas & SC/ST entrepreneurs and their cooperatives, subsidy shall be 33.33%.

 

 

6.8    Out of 9483 godowns sanctioned so far, 335 godowns are in public sector, 2376 are in farmers cooperative, 5050 godowns belong to farmers and 1722 godowns are owned by others like traders, companies, etc.

         

 

7.       DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL MARKETING INFRASTRUCTURE, GRADING & STANDARDISATION:

 

7.1     With a view to attract large private investment in agriculture, a new scheme has been launched in October 2004 with a Central outlay of Rs.190 crores during Xth Five Year Plan to develop marketing infrastructure in the country to cater to the post-harvest requirement of production and marketable surplus of various farm products.   A provision of Rs.70 crore has been made in the budget during 2005-06 for implementation of the Scheme.  This scheme is reform linked and assistance for development of infrastructure projects will be provided in those States/ Union Territories which permit setting up of agricultural markets in private and cooperative sectors and allow direct marketing and contract farming.

                    

7.2     The main objectives of the scheme are to provide additional agricultural marketing infrastructure to cope up with the large expected marketable surpluses of agricultural and allied commodities including dairy, poultry, fishery, livestock and minor forest produce; to promote competitive alternative agricultural marketing infrastructure by inducement of private and cooperative sector investments; to promote direct marketing through reduction in intermediaries and handling channels thus enhancing farmers’ income; and to provide infrastructure facilities for grading, standardization.

 

7.3     The Rate of subsidy under the scheme is 25% of the capital cost of the project.  In case of North Eastern States, hilly and tribal areas and to entrepreneurs belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) and their cooperatives, the rate of subsidy is 33.33%. Maximum amount of subsidy shall be restricted to Rs.50 lakh for each project.  In the case of North Eastern States, hilly and tribal areas and to entrepreneurs belonging to SC/ ST and their cooperatives, maximum amount of subsidy shall be Rs.60 lakh for each project.  In respect of infrastructure projects of State Agencies, there will be no upper ceiling on subsidy to be provided under the scheme. The assistance is available to individuals, Group of farmers/ growers/ consumers, Partnership/Proprietary firms, Non-Government Organizations, Self Help Groups, Companies, Corporations, Cooperatives, Cooperative Marketing Federations, Local Bodies, Agricultural Produce Market Committees & Marketing Boards in the entire country. Subsidy for the projects under the scheme shall be released through National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development  for projects financed by the Commercial, Cooperative and Regional Rural Banks, Agricultural Development Finance Companies, scheduled Primary Cooperative Banks, North Eastern Development Financial Corporation and other institutions eligible for refinance from National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development and through National Cooperative Development Corporation for projects financed by them or by Cooperative Banks recognized  by the Corporation in accordance with its eligibility guidelines.

 

7.4     Under the scheme the targets for Xth Five year Plan are (i) to develop 1436 number of new marketing infrastructure projects with central assistance of Rs.74.40 crores, (ii) to upgrade/ modernize 49 wholesale markets with central assistance of Rs.25.30 crores and (iii) to upgrade/ modernize 1454 rural primary markets/ apni mandies with central assistance of Rs.75.30 crores.  The annual targets for the year 2005-06 are (i) to develop 528 number of new marketing infrastructure projects with central assistance of Rs.27.37 crores, (ii) to upgrade/ modernize 21 wholesale markets with central assistance of Rs.10.80 crores, and (iii) to upgrade/ modernize 558 number of rural primary markets/ apni mandies with a central assistance of Rs.28.80 crores.  Besides this, modernization/ accreditation of three Agmark laboratories namely Central Agmark Laboratory, Nagpur, Regional Agmark Laboratories at New Delhi and Mumbai with National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories has been proposed to be completed by the year ending 2005-06, while other six Regional Agmark Laboratories are to be modernized and accredited during the next year with central allocation of Rs.10 crores.

    

7.5     Since the scheme is reform linked, it has so far been implemented in those States/ UTs which have introduced reform measures by allowing direct marketing, contract farming and setting up of markets in private and cooperative sectors.   These states are Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Manipur, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Nagaland. Sensitization programmes have been conducted in the States of Madhya Pradesh (dated 22nd Feb, 05), Tamil Nadu (dated 4th March, 05), Kerala (dated 9th March, 05), Manipur (dated 22nd March, 05) and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (dated 9th April, 05). In addition, Bankers/ Cooperatives level programmes have also been organized in Kerala on 26th & 27th May, 2005.

 

 

8.       TRAINING IN AGRICULTURAL MARKETING:

 

          For efficient marketing of agricultural produce, one of the important steps to be taken is to train the adequate manpower in the requisite skill.  The Directorate of Marketing & Inspection is the pioneering institution to offer training programmes in agricultural marketing.  In the context of ever emerging marketing problems and liberalization of agricultural trade under WTO regime, the training component requires strengthening with pointedly emphasis on (a) efficient management of regulated markets, (b) continuous improvement in quality of farm produce (c) modernization of marketing information system (d) efficient dissemination of recent technique in marketing to the farmers (e) promotion of direct marketing modals (f) scientific grading and storage of farm produce (g) promotion of post harvest technology amongst farmers and other marketing functionaries for reducing quantitative and qualitative losses. Needless to mention that the aforementioned aspects are attainable only through strengthening of agricultural marketing training service for sustained development of human resources to up-date their technical know-how and skill in the multi-disciplinary area of agri-marketing. It may be pertinent to mention here that the services of agri-marketing personnel trained by the Directorate of Marketing & Inspection are utilized by the various State Agricultural Marketing Boards/ Departments for training of farmers in various aspects of agricultural marketing. The Major training Programme organized by DMI are:

 

8.1     Diploma Course in Agricultural Marketing:

         

          The training programme, is of six month duration is meant for middle level officers of State Governments for preparing multi-purposed specialist in order to improve their technical and managerial efficiency for successful implementation of marketing development programmes.

 

8.2            Market Secretaries Training Course:       

 

          With a view to provide suitable manpower to the State Agricultural Marketing Department for effective implementation of various APMC Acts, this programme is being organized at Hyderabad and Lucknow.

 

 

8.3            Grading Supervisors Course:

 

          In order to supervise grading of various agriculture commodities at producers’ level, this specialized training programme of 45 days duration is conducted at Nagpur.

 

8.4            Market Intelligence and News Service Course:

 

          With a view to improve and strengthen the market intelligence and new services in India, a short term training programme is being organized at Nagpur.  

  

 

8.5            Market Extension Service Course:

 

          In order to develop suitable human resources in the area of Market Extension methodology to facilitate effective dissemination to improve techniques of marketing and other related functions to the producers and inculcate consumers education and awareness about Agmark, a short term training programme is being conducted at Nagpur.

 

8.6            Special State Level Capsule Training Programmes:

 

          In response to the requests received from the State Agriculture Marketing Boards/Departments specialized need based capsule training programmes are being organized by DMI.

           

9.       MARKETING EXTENSION:

 

Marketing extension is a continuous process to disseminate all relevant  information  to  the farmers, traders  and  consumers  about various  measures  taken for improvement of marketing system  so  that they  may all derive the benefits flowing from such measures.   During the Third Five Year Plan, a small extension cell was set up in the DMI.  The Directorate undertakes extension and publicity activities to educate producers, traders and consumers.  Agmark quality programmes as well as improvements in marketing practices and procedures are given vide publicity through mass   media.   The information   is disseminated   through   documentaries,     cinema   slides,   printed literatures, exhibitions, conferences, seminars and workshops. The Directorate participates in national and international exhibitions. It also organizes exhibitions of its own to create awareness about Agmark and to popularize it.

 

(ii)              The powers and duties of its Officers and Employees:

 

The following Powers have been delegated to the in-charge of Regional Offices / Sub-offices of the DMI under GGM Rules 1988:-

 

(i)      Grant     of Certificate   of   Authorization     for    grading and marking of an article in accordance with the provisions of the Rule made under the Act;

 

(ii)      a)       Access to the premises named in the certificate of authorization for ascertaining that marking is      

                    correctly performed.

 

b)       Examination of the record of the package marked with each  grade designation maintained by

          the authorized packers.

  

c)       Inspection of any package bearing a grade designation mark.

 

d)       Cancellation or removal of grade designation mark from any produce, if it is found not to comply with the definition of quality prescribed for the grade designation assigned.

 

(iii)     Renewal of the Certificate of Authorization in respect   of export grading and centralized grading;

 

(iv)     Recording changes in the name, style or address of   the authorized packer   and   change   of authorized   premises in   the Certificate of Authorization.

 

(v)      Suspension or cancellation of any Certificate of Authorization, if he is satisfied:-

(a)   that the authorized packer has not applied, the grade  designation marks correctly; or

            (b)  that the authorized packer has contravened any of the provisions of the Act;     or

(c)  that the   authorized   packer has violated any Rule or  has   failed   to comply with  any of the

      instructions issued   under the provisions of the Act.

  

(vi)     Approval of the Laboratory set up by the packer for grading and marking.

 

(vii)    Withdrawal of the approval of the laboratories, if there is sufficient reasons to believe that the Grading and Marking is not done correctly.

 

(viii)   Approval of the chemist appointed by the packer.

 

(ix)     Withdrawal of  the approval accorded to the chemist for grading and marking of an article under provisions of the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937, if the chemist has failed to comply with the instructions or violated any Rule.

 

(x)      Grant of permission for use of “Agmark replica” in lieu of Agmark labels to the authorized packers;

 

(xi)     Withhold or withdrawal of the issue or use of grade designation marks.

 

(xii)    To call for information, report or return in respect of any of the scheduled articles from the authorized packers;

 

(xiii) Issue of certificate of Agmark grading in prescribed form, for export consignment.

 

(xiv)   To endorse Certificate of Agmark Grading in favor of the exporter who is not an authorized packer.

 

(xv)          To direct the concern authorized packer and or the seller of graded product, as may be decided for free of cost replacement of the product to the complainant with in 30 days of the issue of such direction; (ANNEXURE-II).

 

 

The following Powers have been delegated to the In-charge of the Sub-offices of the DMI under GGM Rules 1988:-

 

(i)      a)           To have access to the premises named in the certificate of authorization for ascertaining that

                        marking is correctly  performed.

b)       To examine the record of the package marked with each grade designation maintained by the authorized packers.

          c)           To take samples of any graded produce or  to open andinspect any package bearing a grade

                        designation mark.

          d)           To cancel or remove a grade designation mark from any produce, should such produce be

                       found not to comply with the definition of quality prescribed for the grade designation   assigned.

 

(ii)      To call for information, report or return in respect of any of the scheduled articles from the authorized packers;

 

(iii)     To issue certificate of Agmark grading in prescribed form, for export consignment of a scheduled article graded and marked under the provision of the Act;

 

(iv)     To endorse Certificate of Agmark Grading in favor of the exporter who is not an authorized packer.(ANNEXURE-IV)

 

The powers have been delegated to designated officers of the State Marketing Department / Union Territory:-

 

(i)      To receive the application for grant of Certificate of Authorization for domestic grading;

 

(ii)      To arrange for verification of       bona fides   of   the   applicant   and inspection     of     the        premises Laboratory,  processing    units    and   to recommend    grant of C.A. for domestic grading;

 

(iii)     To renew the certificate of Authorization in respect of de-centralized grading;

 

(iv)     To recommend approval of private commercial laboratory for Agmark grading;

 

(v)      To recommend approval of private commercial laboratory for Agmark grading;

         

(vi)     To withhold issue or use of grade designation marks in respect of de-centralized grading;

 

(vii)    To obtain information, report, return in respect of any of the Scheduled articles;

 

(viii)   To inspect the authorized grading premises and to ascertain that grading and marking of de-centralized commodities is correctly performed;

 

(ix)     To examine the record maintained by the authorized packers of de-centralized grading;

 

(x)      To open and inspect any package bearing grade designation mark and to take samples of any graded produce provided all samples shall be paid for;

 

(xi)     To cancel or to remove the grade designation mark from any graded article covered under decentralized grading if found not conforming to the prescribed grade specifications (ANNEXURE-III).

 

 

 

 

The duties of Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ officers:

 

Sl.No.

Designation

Duties

1

AMA

To advise the Government of India on all matters relating to agricultural marketing.

 

To advise the Government in formulation of new scheme as well as modifying the existing schemes in the field of agricultural marketing.

 

To implement the various central sector schemes allocated to this Directorate.

 

To exercise administrative, financial and disciplinary powers as Head of the Department in respect of the establishment of the DMI.

 

Addl.AMA/ Jt.AMA

To assist the AMA to advise the central and State Government on all matters relating to agricultural marketing and formulation of the schemes/programmes.

 

To assist the AMA in implementation of all the schemes of the Directorate.

 

Director of Labs

Management and overall Incharge of Central Agmark Laboratories and Regional Agmark Laboratories under the Directorate.

 

To render technical assistance to the AMA in respect of analytical work connected with quality control schemes.

 

To supervise and coordinate the analytical work in the CAL and RALs.

 

Director(Admn.)

To assist the AMA in administration, establishment and accounts matters of thje Directorate.

 

To supervise the administrative and Accounts Section of the Directorate.

 

 

Dy.AMA/AAMA

To assist AMA/Jt.AMA in all technical works of the Directorate.

 

To render technical guidance in scrutinizing, processing and interpretation of data collected.

 

Deputy Director(Vig.)

To function as Vigilance Officer and to supervise the work of Vigilance Unit.

 

To assist the disciplinary/appellate authorities in the Ministry/ DMI in disciplinary matters concerning various posts in the DMI.

 

Implementation of preventive vigilance through surprise checks/ inspection reports.

 

Senior Marketing Officer

To organize, guide and supervise the work relating to grading and quality control in respect of agricultural commodities including formulation of grades and grade standards.

 

To help the senior officers in administration of various quality control schemes.

 

To inspect and draw check samples of the products covered by quality control schemes.

 

Marketing Officer

To assist in the work relating to grading and quality control of agricultural commodities includes formulation of grades and grade standards.

 

To assist in conducting research studies pertaining to emerging problems of marketing of agricultural produce and drafting of technical reports.

 

Accounts Officer

To supervise all works relating to accounts and budget of the Directorate.

 

 

Chief Chemist

To supervise the analysis work  and to interpret the analytical data obtained in the lab.

 

Carrying out research on the quality control aspects of Oils, Fats and other agricultural commodities.

 

Statistical Officer

Planning and collection of statistical data in marketing survey and investigation and its compilation and interpretation.

 

Senior Chemist

Analysis of Ghee, Vegetable Oils, Butter and other agricultural commodities.

Interpretation on analytical data.

Looking after the grading of ghee and other agricultural commodities under Agmark.

 

iii)     The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability:

 

Head Office

 

Matters relating to Administration Wing are examined in Sections by UDC/Assistants.  These are put up to Director(Admn.) through Under Secretary/Section Officers.  The cases of Administration Division are disposed off by Director(Admn.) and Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Government of India(AMA)as per powers delegated under DFPRs/FRs/SRs/Conduct Rules/CCS(CCA)Rules.  Head of Deptt. Has re-delegated some of his powers to Director(Admn.)  AMA is the Head of Department and appointing authority in respect of Group ‘B’ officers and appellate authority in respect of Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ staff.  Matters relating to technical wings are handled by M.O./S.M.O. and put up to AAMA/Dy.AMA.  The decision is taken by Jt.AMA/Addl.AMA/AMA.

 

BHO, Nagpur

 

Jt.AMA, BHO, Nagpur is the appointing authority in respect of Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees.  All matters relating Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ staff are dealt in BHO and disposed off by Jt.AMA, Nagpur.  Cases are examined in Sections headed by Section Officer/Marketing/Senior Marketing Officer and put up to Jt.AMA through U.S. and AAMA/Dy.AMA.  Cases requiring the approval of AMA are put up to him by Jt.AMA, Nagpur.

Field Offices

 

Cases are examined by M.O./S.M.O. and put up to S.M.O./AAMA/Dy.AMA.  Cases not covered under the power delegated to them are sent to Jt.AMA, Nagpur/Director(Admn.) and AMA in Faridabad for decision.

 

An organizational chart of this Directorate is enclosed.

Channels of Submission:

 

 

Administrative matters

 

 

Technical matters

 

                 

Dealing Assistant

Marketing Officer

Section Officer

SeniorMarketing Officer

Director(Admn._)

Asstt.AMA

AMA

Dy.AMA/ Addl.AMA

 

 

Addl.AMA/AMA

Channels of supervision and its accountability:

 

          At present this Directorate is having 11 Regional offices and 26 sub-offices spread through out the country.  Powers have been delegated to implement the schemes allocated to this Directorate.

 

          Head Office, DMI, Faridabad is supervising the decision taken by all these Regional Offices and Sub-offices.  The levels of supervision in Head Office, Faridabad are as under:-

 

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser

 

 

Deputy Agricultural Marketing Adviser

 

Joint Agricultural Marketing Adviser

 

Addl. Agricultural Marketing Adviser

 

Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India

 

              More over, targets are fixed through Annual Action Plan in respect of each Regional Offices and Sub-offices by Head Office.  Progress achieved in respect of each of these targets for each office is monitored by AMA every month.  Officers of the level of Deputy Secretary from Head Office visit each region every month to monitor the progress of work.  Annual inspections of important offices are also done by Head Office.

 

            Thus responsibilities of the Officers are fixed in case of any lapse noticed on their part through these mechanisms.  Public awareness program is also conducted by this Directorate in various parts of the country.This Directorate is having a vigilance visit headed by a Deputy Secretary.  Complaints and public grievances, if any received from the public or any other sources are processed and action as deem fit are taken against the officers.  

 

 

(iv)    The norms set by it for the discharge of its function:-

         

(a)      Number of check samples to be sent to Central Agmark Laboratory each month by 11 Regional Offices of this Directorate:

 

 

Sl.No.

Name of the Regional Office

No. of check samples

1

Chandigarh

2

2

New Delhi

2

3

Jaipur

1

4

Lucknow

2

5

Bhopal

1

6

Mumbai

3

7

Kolkatta

2

8

Guwahati

1

9

Chennai

3

10

Hyderabad

2

11

Kochi

3

 

 

(b)               Item                                                           Days

 

          1.  Grant of Certificate of Authorization(C.A.)             30

          2.  Issue of Replica Sl.No.(same station)                    same day

          3.  Issue of Replica Sl.No.(outstation)                        same day

                                                                   (if delivered in person by hand)

          4.  Issue of Replica Sl.No.(outstation)

               (By post)                                                               3

 

          5.  Inspection of Packers’ premises

               For the purpose of granting C.As                   :        30

 

          6.  Inspection of printing press                            :         30

 

 

 

(c)      Uploading of Cold Storage and Rural                  :       3 States every

          Godown Directory on GIS system                               month                                                                                                                                               

(d)     Implementation Rural Godown Scheme:-

 

(i)    Physical                                                              :        140 lakh tones during Xth Plan

(ii)  Financial                                                             :        Rs. 70 crores

 

(e)      Joint Inspection of Rural Godowns                      :        100 Godowns every month

(f)      Coordination Meeting                                          :        16 meetings every month

(g)     Farmers Entrepreneurs Awareness

          Programme on Rural Godowns                           :        15 programs every month

 

 

Marketing Infrastructure Grading and Standardization:

 

State/ District level Sensitization Programs        :        41 programs during                                                                                                                       year 2005-06

 

Awareness Camps for farmers                         :        85 programs during

                                                                                2005-06

 

Awareness Program for APMCs/Cooperatives    :    90 programs

                                                                               during 2005-06

 

Awareness program for Entrepreneurs, NGOs/         24 programs

Farmers’ Group                                                       during 2005-06

         

 

Program for Marketing Infrastructure facility

Operators                                                     :        30 programs

                                                                             during 2005-06

 

Training of Trainers and training of

Chemists of Grading Labs                               :        43 programs

                                                                             during 2005-06

 

Upgradation/ modernization of                        :        21 programs

wholesale markets                                                   during 2005-06

 

Upgradation/ modernization of                        :        558 programs

primary markets                                                      during 2005-06

 

         

 

          Quality Control:

 

Sl.No.

Item

Target

(2005-06)

1.

No. of check samples withdrawn

9,000(750 p.m.)

2.

No. of packers’ premises to be inspected

2,400 (200 p.m.)

3.

No. of commercial/ SGLs to be inspected

5

                                     

          Cotton Classing Centre:-

 

 

Sl.No.

Item

Target

(2005-06)

1.

No. of cotton bales to be classed

84,000

2.

No. of trainees including farmers to be trained for grading of Kapas

20

 

 

          Analytical activities  (to be taken up by CAL and RALs:

 

 

Sl.No.

Item

Target

(2005-06)

1.

Routine samples

120

2.

Sample analysis:

CAL

 

620

 

 

Revision of specification for Mustard Oil

specially derived from new variety                   :        935 during 2005-06

 

Study on feasibility for All India Standards

For Ghee                                                      :        1050 during 2005-06

 

           

          Administration:

 

 

Sl.No.

Item

Target

(2005-06)

1.

Inspection of Regional/ Sub-offices

 

12

2.

Inspection of RALs

 

12

3.

Inspection of Sections in H.O., BHO

 

12

4.

Preparation of seniority list

 

5

5.

Continuance of temporary post

 

20

 

 

 

(v)      Rules, Regulations, instructions, manuals and records held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions:

 

The Operational Guidelines of Grameen Bhandaran Yojana

 

The Operational guidelines for Development/Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading & Standardization.

 

Guidelines for Implementation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Integrated Development of Horticulture under Technology Mission in North-Eastern States, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Himalchal Pradesh and Uttaranchal.

 

Guidelines of Grant of Central Assistance for strengthening of State Grading Laboratories.

 

Operational Guidelines for Implementation of MRIN Scheme.

 

Model APMC Act for bringing reforms in agricultural marketing.

General Grading and Marking Rules.

 

Commodities Grading and Marking Rules(113 Rules covering181 commodities.

 

 

Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937      

 

 

General Grading and Marking Rules, 1988                        

 

Proforma of application for grant of Certificate  of  Authorization for grading and marking of various

commodities.                                                                

 

Proforma of particulars to be furnished with the application  for Certificate of Authorization (C.A.)                              

 

Proforma of affidavit to be submitted with the application for grant of C.A                                                             

 

Proforma of consent letter of the approved grading laboratory               

 

Proforma of application for renewal of C.A.                      

 

Proforma of application for permission to printing press to print Agmark replica  

 

Proforma of particulars to be furnished for permission to the printing press to print Agmark replica                              

 

Proforma of Affidavit to be submitted with the application for the permission of printing press                                                

 

Proforma of application for renewal of permission to printing press for printing of Agmark replica                              

 

Instructions for grant of C.A. and certification of fruits & vegetables under Agmark for exports along with various proformas                                                                              

 

Office Order dated 7/12/2000 (file No. I-16/1/92-A-II(Vol-II) Regarding renaming of grading , equipment cell as chemicals and Apparatus cell assignment of functions                                      

 

The Gazette Notification dated 21/3/1994 and its amendment dated 9/7/2003 regarding fixation of Agmark grading charges in respect of various commodities                                                          

 

Office Order dated 14/5/2004 and 14/7/2004 (file No. Q.11013/GA/PS/2000/QC-I) regarding Analysis

of samples on payment basis in Regional Agmark Laboratories              

 

Office Memorandum dated 7/8/1991 (file No. Q.11012/2/90/QC-III) regarding ensuring conformity

of the Agmark graded article(s) to the PFA standards ……

 

Office Order dated 11/5/92 (file No. 11013/GA/VG/91/QC-I) regarding adoption of uniform procedure for Numbering of  replica bearing containers                                                                        

 

Office Order dated 13/11/1992 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/Vol-I) regarding accountability of printing presses with regard to placing order for printing and supplies …….

 

Office Order dated 13/7/1993 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92) regarding revision of training charges of chemist                                                          

 

Office Order dated 1/2/1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/93) regarding the retention period for remnants and the samples awaiting analysis and  manner of disposal of these samples.

                           

Office Order dated 25/4/1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/QC-I) regarding issue of labels/serial numbers for replica bearing containers                                                        

 

Office Order dated May, 1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/QC-I) regarding drawl of check samples in duplicate                            

 

Office Order dated May, 1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/QC-I) regarding analysis of check samples-Time frame reg.                  

 

Office Order dated 12/9/1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I) regarding fixation of quantity of check samples                          

 

Office Order dated 22/1/1996 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I) regarding guidelines for exemption of printing serial number for Agmark replica                                                        

 

Office Order dated 22/1/1996 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I) regarding documents required for grant of C.A.                                   

 

Office Order dated 13/2/1996 & corrigendum dated 5/6/1996 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I)

regarding instruction for repacking of centralized commodities                                                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 14/3/1996 (file No. Q.11047/PFA/1/95/QC-I) regarding testing of milk for adulterants and other parameters prescribed under PFA                                            

 

 

Office Order dated 8/4/1996 and OM dated  28/6/04 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG//1/92/QC-I) regarding adoption of single coded serial number of  15 characters for each batch from packer who are packing

by automatic filling and sealing machine                                    

 

Office Order dated 7/6/1996 (file No. Q.11047/8/Misc/RALs/96/QC-I) regarding instructions to comply with the PFA Rules while testing samples for Agmark grading                                 

 

Circular  dated 27/6/1996 & OM dated 28/10/04 (file No. Q.11047/10/PPI/96/QC-I) regarding instructions/guidelines to the printers  for printing of Agmark replica

                                            

Office Memorandum  dated 29/11/1996 (file No. Q.11040/5/SR/96/QC-I)  regarding compliance of  instructions in respect of  realization of grading charges in advance                                   

 

Office Order dated 29/8/1997 & dated 31/10/2002 (file No. Q.11047/10/PPI/96/QC-I) regarding guidelines for approval of printing press for under taking of printing of Agmark replica

                         

Office Memorandum dated 25/11/1997 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding instructions for associating in panels/committees etc. for granting approval under IPQC for export                    

 

Office Order dated 29/4/1998 & OM dated 7/5/99 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding guidelines for packing of graded commodities  for small packs                                                             

 

Office Order dated 5/1/99, 27/12/2000 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) &  Office Order, 6/10/99 (file No. Q.11047/2/AL/99/QC-I) regarding use of Agmark labels/replica slips (Tie-on) on containers of commodities graded under Agmark                                                    

 

Office Memorandum  dated 9/2/99,  (file No. Q.11047/13/AT/98/QC-I)   regarding declaration of samples of commodities graded   under Agmark to be adulterated by Deptt. of  PFA                      

 

Office Order dated 31/1/99,  (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding direction for being careful while issuing Agmark labels                                                               

 

Office Order dated 30/8/99, (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding printing of “Best before______” on the packages of  commodities graded under Agmark     instead of “expiry date”    

 

Office Order dated 31/1/2000 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I)  regarding guidelines for the approval of SGL or cooperative/association laboratory or a private commercial laboratory 

 

Office Memorandum dated 27/12/2000 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding functioning  of state grading/cooperative/commercial laboratories                                                 

 

Office Order dated 22/2/2002 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding refund of unutilized amount of grading charges deposited in advance for grading for domestic trade by authorised packers                       

 

Office Order dated 23/10/2002 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/2/99/QC-I) regarding prescribing  minimum infrastructure/facilities for grant of CA to ghee packers                                    

 

Office Order dated 14/11/2002 & OM dated 31/1/05 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I)

regarding guidelines for action on misgradings of commodities graded under Agmark                             


 

Office Order dated 22/11/2002 & OM dated 13/8/04 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding prescribing fee for various activities associated with the certification programme under Agmark

                                                                  

Office Order dated 28/11/2002 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding permitting  authorised packer to mention suitable “Best before date” on packages graded under Agmark                                      

    

Office Memorandum  dated 13/3/2003 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding renewal of approval of commercial/association/ cooperative laboratories                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 22/7/2003 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding publication of advertisement  in news papers for public awareness in case of cancellation of CA                                               

 

Office Memorandum dated 14/1/2004 (file No. Q.11013/GA/PS/2000/QC-I) regarding analysis of private samples of essential oils at RAL, Kochi                                    

 

Office Memorandum dated 26/5/2004 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding retention period of grading returns                   

 

Office Order dated 31/5/2004 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding classification of grading activities under Agmark                                                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 29/12/2004 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding display of sign board of authorised packer at the premises                                                    

 

Office Order dated 28/2/2005 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding  fixation of number of check samples to be drawn for keeping check on analytical results of RALs                                                                             

 

(vi)     A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control:-

 

C.A. Book issue Register, C.A. Issue/Renewal Register

 

Register of particulars of Grading

 

Register for approval of printing press

 

Check sampling Register

 

Register for the misgraded samples

 

Register for auction of remnant samples

 

Replica serial number allotment register.

 

Commodities Grading and Marking Rules(113 Rules covering181 commodities.

 

 

Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937      

 

General Grading and Marking Rules, 1988                        

 

Proforma of application for grant of Certificate  of  Authorization for grading and marking of various

commodities.                                                                

 

Proforma of particulars to be furnished with the application  for Certificate of Authorization (C.A.)                              

 

Proforma of affidavit to be submitted with the application for grant of C.A                                                             

 

Proforma of consent letter of the approved grading laboratory   

 

Proforma of application for renewal of C.A.                      

 

Proforma of application for permission to printing press to print Agmark replica  

 

Proforma of particulars to be furnished for permission to the printing press  to print Agmark replica                                 

 

Proforma of Affidavit to be submitted with the application for the permission of printing press                                                

 

Proforma of application for renewal of permission to printing press for printing of Agmark replica                              

 

Instructions for grant of C.A. and certification of fruits & vegetables under Agmark for exports along with various proformas                                                                              

 

Office Order dated 7/12/2000 (file No. I-16/1/92-A-II(Vol-II) Regarding renaming of grading , equipment cell as chemicals and Apparatus cell assignment of functions                                      

 

The Gazette Notification dated 21/3/1994 and its amendment dated 9/7/2003 regarding fixation of Agmark grading charges in respect of various commodities                                                          

 

Office Order dated 14/5/2004 and 14/7/2004 (file No. Q.11013/GA/PS/2000/QC-I) regarding Analysis

of samples on payment basis in Regional Agmark Laboratories              

 

Office Memorandum dated 7/8/1991 (file No. Q.11012/2/90/QC-III) regarding ensuring conformity

of the Agmark graded article(s) to the PFA standards ……

 

Office Order dated 11/5/92 (file No. 11013/GA/VG/91/QC-I) regarding adoption of uniform procedure for Numbering of   replica bearing containers                                                                        

 

Office Order dated 13/11/1992 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/Vol-I) regarding accountability of printing presses with regard to placing order for printing and supplies …….

 

Office Order dated 13/7/1993 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92) regarding revision of  training charges of chemist.                                                     

 

Office Order dated 1/2/1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/93) regarding the retention period for remnants and the samples awaiting analysis and  manner of disposal of these samples

                           

Office Order dated 25/4/1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/QC-I) regarding issue of labels/serial numbers for replica bearing containers                                                        

 

Office Order dated May, 1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/QC-I) regarding drawl of check samples in duplicate                            

 

Office Order dated May, 1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/92/QC-I) regarding analysis of check samples-Time frame reg.                  

 

Office Order dated 12/9/1995 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I) regarding fixation of quantity of check samples                          

 

Office Order dated 22/1/1996 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I) regarding guidelines for exemption of printing serial number for Agmark replica                                                        

 

Office Order dated 22/1/1996 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I) regarding documents required for grant of C.A.                                   

 

Office Order dated 13/2/1996 & corrigendum dated 5/6/1996 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/1/95/QC-I)

regarding instruction for repacking of centralized commodities                                                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 14/3/1996 (file No. Q.11047/PFA/1/95/QC-I) regarding testing of milk for adulterants and other parameters prescribed under PFA                                            

 

 

Office Order dated 8/4/1996 and OM dated  28/6/04 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG//1/92/QC-I)

regarding adoption of single coded serial number of 15 characters for each batch from packer who are packing by automatic filling and sealing machine                                    

 

Office Order dated 7/6/1996 (file No. Q.11047/8/Misc/RALs/96/QC-I) regarding instructions to comply with the PFA Rules while testing samples for Agmark grading                                 

 

Circular  dated 27/6/1996 & OM dated 28/10/04 (file No. Q.11047/10/PPI/96/QC-I) regarding instructions/guidelines to the printers  for printing of Agmark replica  

                                   

Office Memorandum  dated 29/11/1996 (file No. Q.11040/5/SR/96/QC-I) regarding compliance of  instructions in respect of   realization of grading charges in advance                                   

 

Office Order dated 29/8/1997 & dated 31/10/2002 (file No. Q.11047/10/PPI/96/QC-I) regarding guidelines for approval of printing press for under taking of printing of Agmark replica

                         

Office Memorandum dated 25/11/1997 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding instructions for associating in panels/committees etc. for granting approval under IPQC for export                    

 

Office Order dated 29/4/1998 & OM dated 7/5/99 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding guidelines for packing of graded commodities  for small packs                                                             

 

Office Order dated 5/1/99, 27/12/2000 .(file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) & Office Order, 6/10/99 (file No. Q.11047/2/AL/99/QC-I) regarding use of Agmark labels/replica slips (Tie-on) on containers of commodities graded under Agmark   

                                                

Office Memorandum  dated 9/2/99, (file No. Q.11047/13/AT/98/QC-I)   regarding declaration of samples of commodities graded   under Agmark to be adulterated by Deptt. of  PFA                      

 

Office Order dated 31/1/99, (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding direction for being careful while issuing Agmark labels                                                               

 

Office Order dated 30/8/99, (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding printing of “Best before______” on the packages of commodities graded under Agmark     instead of “expiry date”    

 

Office Order dated 31/1/2000 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding guidelines for the approval of SGL or cooperative/association laboratory or a private commercial laboratory 

 

Office Memorandum dated 27/12/2000(file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding functioning  of state grading/cooperative/commercial laboratories                                                 

 

Office Order dated 22/2/2002 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/97/QC-I) regarding refund of unutilized amount of grading charges deposited in advance for grading for domestic trade by authorised packers                       

 

Office Order dated 23/10/2002 (file No. Q.11013/GA/VG/2/99/QC-I) regarding prescribing  minimum infrastructure/facilities for grant of CA to ghee packers                                    

 

Office Order dated 14/11/2002 & OM dated 31/1/05 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding guidelines for action on misgradings of commodities graded under Agmark              

    

Office Order dated 22/11/2002 & OM dated 13/8/04 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding prescribing fee for various activities associated with the certification programme under Agmark

                                                                  

Office Order dated 28/11/2002 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding permitting  authorised packer to mention suitable “Best before date” on packages graded under Agmark                                      

    

Office Memorandum  dated 13/3/2003 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding renewal of approval of commercial/association/ cooperative laboratories                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 22/7/2003 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG//2002/QC-I) regarding publication of advertisement  in news papers for public awareness in case of cancellation of CA                                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 14/1/2004 (file No. Q.11013/GA/PS/2000/QC-I) regarding analysis of private samples of essential oils at RAL, Kochi                                    

 

Office Memorandum dated 26/5/2004 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding retention period of grading returns                   

 

Office Order dated 31/5/2004 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding classification of grading activities under Agmark                                                                

 

Office Memorandum dated 29/12/2004 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding display of sign board of authorised packer at the premises                                                    

 

Office Order dated 28/2/2005 (file No. Q.11013/1/GA/VG/2002/QC-I) regarding  fixation of number of check samples to be drawn for keeping check on analytical results of RALs          .

 

                                                

 

(vii)        The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy of implementation thereof:

 

     This Directorate is conducting Workshops, Conferences, Seminars and Awareness Programmes for implementation of its schemes -

 

(i)                National Workshop on Enhancing Competitiveness of Indian Agriculture was held in April,2005 in New Delhi.

(ii)              All the Regional/ Sub-offices of the Directorate organize Consumers’ Day on 15th March every year through out the country for awareness of the public.

(iii)            All the Regional/ Sub-offices of the Directorate organize Agmark Exhibition in all the States for popularization of Agmark and other Plan schemes and for awareness of the public.  This Dte. also participate International Trade Fair and AAHAR at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, every year for popularization of Agmark and other activities of the Dte.

(iv)            Conference of Agricultural Ministers of all the States was held in Bangalore in November,2004 for development of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure and Agricultural Marketing Reforms.

(v)              For popularization of Agmark Scheme, field publicity is being done peridically through Regional/ Sub-offices at Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee level for the benefits of the farmers.

(vi)            Under Rural Godown Scheme publicity and awareness programme for farmers are held through out the country by DMI in collaboration with NIAM.  Workshop/ Seminars were also held for this purpose.

 

(viii)   A statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice and as to whether meetings of these Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for the public.

 

(1)              A Purchase Committee consisting of 8 officers of the Directorate has been constituted for chemicals and apparatus required for the laboratories and Cotton Classing Centres of the Directorate.  Public may have access to the minutes of this purchase committee.

 

(2)               A Preliminary Screening Committee consisting of 3 officers of the Direcgtorate has been constituted for selecting materials to be published in the journal of the Directorate called as ‘Agricultural Marketing’.  It is published every quarter.  This is open to public.

 

(3)              A ‘Screening Committee’ consisting of 4 members of this Directorate approve the proposals received from the States regarding Computer connectivity and funds for market-led-extension.  Meeting of the committee is generally held 2-3 times in a year.  The minutes are not generally open to public, but public can have access to it. 

 

(4)              A ‘Standing Committee on Quality Control’ consisting of 4 officers of this Directorate have been formed for dealing with the matter relating to problem or difficulties faced by field officers of DMI on quality control matters.  The meeting is held twice every year.  This is not open to public.

 

(5)              The following 6 Committees on Agmark Standards for different group of commodities have been constituted by this Directorate:-

 

(a)              Committee on Foodgrains and allied products consisting of 11 members;

(b)              Committee on Oil Seeds, Vegetable Oils and Dairy Products consisting of 13 members;

(c)               Committee on Essential Oils consisting of 6 members;

(d)              Committee on Spices and Condiments consisting of 10 members;

(e)              Committee on Fruit and Vegetables consisting of 12 members;

(f)                Committee on other commodities consisting of 5 members.

 

(6)     A Joint Inspection Committee consisting officials from Bank, NABARD and DMI to ensure that rural godown for which subsidy is provided conforms to approved technical and financial parameters.

 

(ix)     A Directory of Officers and Employees

 

(x)     The Monthly remuneration received by each of the officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulation:

 

Sl.

Nol

Name

 

S/Shri

Designation

Monthly Remuneration

(In Rs.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

  1.  

P.K.Agarwal

Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India

41,367

  1.  

Mundar Ram

Deputy Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

27,425

  1.  

Har Prasad

Deputy Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

36,656

  1.  

A.P.Bhatnagar

Director(CSR)

37,483

  1.  

S.L.Tuteja

Director(Admn.) and Vigilance Officer

35,003

  1.  

A.K.Chopra

Under Secretary

28,342

  1.  

Rakesh Saxena

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

22,272

  1.  

Dr.A.K.Verma

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

21,502

  1.  

Lallan Rai

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

28,167

  1.  

R.K.Meena

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

20,932

  1.  

K.P.Singh

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-I)

27,450

  1.  

Dr.S.C.Khurana

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser(Group-III)

29,600

  1.  

Smt.S.L.Choudhary

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.II)

42,099

  1.  

S.Yadav

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

24,804

  1.  

T.K.Ghosh

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

26,624

  1.  

R.K.Sharma

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

25,004

  1.  

Smt.Premwati Chauhan

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

24,804

  1.  

L.K.Singh

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.III)

21,773

  1.  

G.S.Sodhi

Senior Marketing Officer (Gp.III)

25,410

  1.  

K.N.Gupta

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

19,479

  1.  

B.K.Paty

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

19,966

  1.  

A.S.Sharma

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

24,354

  1.  

S.C.Gupta

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

24,804

  1.  

Kishore Chand

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

24,804

  1.  

K.C.Runiwal

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

19,279

  1.  

V.P.Sharma

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

26,624

  1.  

D.BBhardwaj

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

26,624

  1.  

Gaurav Vishnu

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

17,179

  1.  

N.K.Misra

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

24,354

  1.  

A.K.Gupta

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

13,512

  1.  

Dr.Gajendra Singh

Marketing Officer (Gp.I)

13,512

  1.  

H.C.Mehto

Marketing Officer (Gp.III)

 

  1.  

Banarasi Ram

Section Officer

16,788

  1.  

Smt.C.R.Choudhary

Section Officer

18,561

  1.  

D.D.Ahuja

Section Officer

19,884

  1.  

Raj Kumar

Senior Statistical Officer

16,689

  1.  

M.L.Meena

Statistical Officer

15,959

  1.  

Smt.Rama Verma

Asstt. Director(OL)

16,495

  1.  

P.S.Kalra

Private Secretary

20,766

  1.  

Smt.Chand Prabha

Private Secretary

20,766

  1.  

Satish Batra

Private Secretary

17,679

  1.  

Nitin Gupta

Research Assistant

15,334

  1.  

I.A.Choudhary

Accountant

10,667

  1.  

Smt.S.B.Gera

Personal Assistant

19,443

  1.  

Smt.Leelamma Yohannan

Personal Assistant

18,220

  1.  

Sampuran Singh

Personal Assistant

16,562

  1.  

R.S.Panwar

Personal Assistant

13,913

  1.  

R.S.Sangwan

Personal Assistant

16,772

  1.  

S.Dhupar

Personal Assistant

16,001

  1.  

D.Mishra

Personal Assistant

12,817

  1.  

Smt.S.Rajpal

Personal Assistant

16,381

  1.  

K.C.Taneja

Assistant

18,316

  1.  

Govind Ram

Assistant

13,838

  1.  

M.A.Choudhary

Assistant

13,299

  1.  

K.S.Rawat

Assistant

13,224

  1.  

Sunil Kumar Pal

Assistant

11,895

  1.  

S.Chakraborty

Assistant

11,281

  1.  

Smt.Shashi Arora

Assistant

14,071

  1.  

P.Gopal Krishnan

Assistant

11,281

  1.  

J,G,Chakraborty

Assistant

14,071

  1.  

Smt.Satya Ahuja

Assistant

12,278

  1.  

Smt.Yashwanti

Assistant

10,974

  1.  

Ajeet Singh

Assistant

10,360

  1.  

Raja Ram

Assistant

10,974

  1.  

Smt.Vimla Dahiya

Junior Hindi Translator

12,717

  1.  

Pran Pal

Junior Hindi Translator

10,667

  1.  

Kulvider Singh

Statistical Assistant

15,394

  1.  

Smt.Rattan Gupta

Statistical Assistant

16,001

  1.  

A.K.Senapati

Upper Division Clerk

9,451

  1.  

S.S.Lamba

Upper Division Clerk

9250

  1.  

Smt.Sangita Sharma

Upper Division Clerk

11,646

  1.  

Smt.H.Thareja

Upper Division Clerk

12,807

  1.  

Smt.Bhagya Rekha

Upper Division Clerk

11,646

  1.  

Smt.Mithilesh Kumari

Upper Division Clerk

11,425

  1.  

K.S.Nagendra

Upper Division Clerk

9,250

  1.  

Shiv Lal

Upper Division Clerk

11,675

  1.  

Smt.Shakuntala

Upper Division Clerk

8,649

  1.  

Smt.Jayanti Kanojia

Upper Division Clerk

8,298

  1.  

Smt.S.Shukla

Upper Division Clerk

8,649

  1.  

Smt.Anita Madan

Upper Division Clerk

8,649

  1.  

Smt.Savitri Ahuja

Upper Division Clerk

11,866

  1.  

Smt.Shobha Singh

Upper Division Clerk

9,882

  1.  

Dharam Chand

Draftsman

16,387

  1.  

S.C.Katoch

Senior Proof Reader

15,284

  1.  

Ashok Kumar

Dark Room Assistant

12,528

  1.  

Rakesh Sachdeva

Technical Assistant

10,711

  1.  

Shambu Nath

Steno, Grade ‘D’

10,764

  1.  

Smt.Laita Tuteja

Steno, Grade ‘D’

10,764

  1.  

Smt.Savitri Devi

Steno, Grade ‘D’

12,307

  1.  

Pradeep Kumar

Steno, Grade ‘D’

10,543

  1.  

Kiran Oberoi

Steno, Grade ‘D’

11,425

  1.  

Kushla Nand

Lower Division Clerk

6,969

  1.  

Chander Pal Bhardwaj

Lower Division Clerk

6,761

  1.  

Md.Shahjahan

Lower Division Clerk

6,443

  1.  

S.Prasad

Lower Division Clerk

6,443

  1.  

Manish Ranjan

Lower Division Clerk

6,179

  1.  

Mahabir Prasad

Lower Division Clerk

6,179

  1.  

Bhanu Prakash

Lower Division Clerk

6,719

  1.  

Daya Chand

Lower Division Clerk

8,754,

  1.  

Virender Singh

Lower Division Clerk

7,953

  1.  

Radhey Shyam

Lower Division Clerk

5,976

  1.  

Ram Kumar

Lower Division Clerk

 

  1.  

Rajendra Prasad

Driver

12,082

  1.  

J.K.Ganguly

Record Keeper

9,816

  1.  

Bhoodev Singh

Carpenter

10,905

  1.  

Om Singh

Electrician

8,701

  1.  

Devi Chand

Senior Peon

6,801

  1.  

S.N.Rawat

Junior Gestate Operator

8,152

  1.  

A.S.Nazreen

Daftary

7,494

  1.  

Sukhbir Singh

Daftary

7,059

  1.  

Rajbir Singh

Daftary

8,709

  1.  

Girwar Singh

Daftary

6,876

  1.  

Smt.Hemwati

Daftary

6,613

  1.  

J.S.Rawat

Peon

7,014

  1.  

Balbir Singh

Peon

6,891

  1.  

M.L.Meena

Peon

6,736

  1.  

Mahipal Singh

Peon

6,736

  1.  

Dharam Pal

Peon

8,633

  1.  

Devraj

Peon

6,914

  1.  

D.C.Meena

Peon

6,836

  1.  

Jagdish Prasad

Messenger

7.131

  1.  

Brahm Singh

Messenger

7,821

  1.  

Om Prakash

Messenger

8,544

  1.  

Jagat Singh

Messenger

8,764

 

  

 

 

 

REGIONAL OFFICE, NEW DELHI

 

1.

Sh. K.K.S. Sirohi

Asstt.Agri.Marketing Adviser

30,517

2.

SH. M.L. Meena

Sr. Marketing Officer

31,034

3.

Dr. B.P. Pattnaik

Sr. Marketing Officer

32,017

4.

Dr. Dev Kumar

Marketing Officer

26,624

5.

Smt. S.Behra

Marketing Officer

19,966

6.

Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Marketing Officer

16,797

7.

Shri Ram Pal Singh

Jr. Chemist

13,343

8.

Shri J.P. Pandey

Jr. Chemist

11,280

9.

Sh. Dharam Pal

Jr.Hindi Translator

13,631

10.

Sh. Prem Prakash

Steno

13,431

11.

Smt. Kamla

Assistant

10,053

12.

Smt. Richard

Assistant

11,018

13.

Smt. Meera

Upper Division Clerk

9,965

14.

Sh. Atam

Upper Division Clerk

14,071

15.

Shri G.D. Tiwari

Upper Division Clerk

13,410

16.

Shri Raj Mongia

Upper Division Clerk

10,228

17.

Smt. Neena

Upper Division Clerk

9,175

18.

Smt, Jasvinder

Lower Division Clerk

9,661

19.

Sh. Roshan Lal

Lower Division Clerk

11,866

20.

Smt. Savitri Sethi

Lower Division Clerk

10,102

21.

Sh. Surinder Singh

Driver

10,158

22.

Sh. Dharam Raj

Grading Attendant

7,643

23.

Sh. Om Prakash

Grading Attendant

7,494

24.

Sh. Ishwar Singh

Grading Attendant

7,494

25.

Sh. Murari Lal

Grading Attendant

7,131

26.

Sh. Darwan Singh

Grading Attendant

7,643

27.

Sh. Shiv Charan

Grading Attendant

7,171

28.

Sh. Mahender Singh

Grading Attendant

6,247

29.

Sh. Sunil Singh

Grading Attendant

5,901

30.

Sh. Bhim Singh

Grading Attendant

6,244

31.

Sh. Singh Ram

Grading Attendant

6,613

32.

Sh. Sri Chand

Peon

8,533

33.

Sh. Rameshwar Das

Chowkidar

6,736

34.

Sh. Bhim Singh

Chowkidar

7,761

 

 

  

SUB-OFFICE, DEHRADUN

 

 

1.

Sh. Rajendra Singh

Asstt.Agril.Marketing Adviser

27,385

2.

Sh. L.S. Raghubnathan

Marketing Officer

25,765

3.

Sh. Sivanandan

Marketing Officer

15,499

4.

Sh.Nagendra Singh

Grading Attendant

5,115

 

 

REGIONAL AGMARK LABORATORY, NEW DELHI

 

1.

Sh. S. Misra

Sr.Chemist

19,568

2.

Sh. S.S. Rawat

Sr. Chemist

13,431

3.

Sh. Sukhbir Singh

Jr. Chemist

15,392

4.

Sh. S.C.Joshi

Jr. Chemist

19,002

5.

Sh. S.P.S.Gaur

Jr. Chemist

14,690

6.

Sh. Jagdish Singh

Jr. Chemist

16,387

7.

Sh. S.K. Tiwari

Jr. Chemist

17,679

8.

Smt. R. Bhooma

Jr. Chemist

17,363

9.

Sh.Pankaj Mohan Saxena

Jr. Chemist

15,284

10.

Sh. Akshra Prasad

Jr. Chemist

14,071

11.

Smt. S.Padmaja

Assistant (ad-hoc)

10,228

12.

Sh. Sheeshpal Singh

Upper Division Clerk

11,281

13.

Sh. Karan Singh

Laboratory Attendant

8,709

14.

Sh. Dharamnath Prasad

Chowkidar

7,915

 

 

REGIONAL OFFICE, GUWAHATI

 

 

1.

Sh. T.K. Ray

Asstt.Agril.Marketing Adviser

25,094

2.

Dr. H.K. Bismitar

Sr.Marketing Officer

40,446

3.

Sh.G. Chakraborty

Marketing Officer

20,992

4.

Sh. T. Bhattacharjee

Marketing Officer

16,224

5.

Sh. J.R. Nath

Jr. Stenographer

12,198

6.

Shri D.R. Boro

Grading Attendant

7,452

7.

Shri D. Das

Grading Attendant

8,289

 

REGIONAL OFFICE, RAL, GUWAHATI

 

1.

Sh. D.K. Mazumdar

Senior Chemist

17,649

2.

Sh. B.K. Kundu

Lower Division Clerk

7,982

3.

Shri N. Nath

Laboratory Attendant

8,852

4.

Sh. D.C. Swargiary

Laboratory Attendant

8,882

5.

Sh. M. Pathak

Chowkidar

4,031

 

 

SUB-OFFICE, SHILLONG

 

1.

Sh. P. Chakraborty

Marketing Officer

16,324

 

 

 

(xi)          The budget allocated to each its agency indicating the particulars of Plans proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.

 

 

Allocation of budget is done by the Ministry of Agriculture from its grant.  This Directorate does not budget to any agency.  This is the allocation of a financial year and all these allocations are proposed to be spent by 31-3-2006.  Details of allocation are enclosed.

 

 

(xii)   The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

 

This Directorate is dealing with the following two schemes which involves subsidies -

 

(1)              “Development/Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading & Standardization”

 

(2)              Grameen Bhandaran Yojana

 

“Development/ Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading & Standardization”:-

 

The scheme will be implemented in those States which amend the APMC Act, wherever required, to allow direct marketing and contract farming and to permit setting up of markets in private and cooperative sectors. 

 

Credit linked back-ended subsidy shall be provided on the capital cost of general or commodity specific infrastructure for marketing of agricultural commodities and for strengthening and modernization of existing agricultural markets, wholesale, rural periodic or in tribal areas.

The subsidy will be available to individuals, Group of farmers/growers/consumers, Partnership/Proprietary firms, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs), Companies, Corporations, Cooperatives, Cooperative Marketing Federations, Local Bodies, Agricultural Produce Market Committees & Marketing Boards in the entire country.

 

The scheme is being implemented with effect from 20-10-2004 during 2004-05 and during 2005-06 & 2006-07 in the Tenth Plan with a Central Assistance of Rs.175 crore for marketing infrastructure projects.  In addition, there will be a central allocation of Rs.15 crore for strengthening Agmark laboratory network and for general awareness and training programmes and studies, etc.

 

Further it is informed that a provision of an amount of Rs. 70 crores has been made during 2005-06 for implementation of the Scheme. 

 

Subsidy under the scheme would be credit linked and subject to sanction of the infrastructure project by Commercial/Cooperative/Regional Rural Banks based on economic viability and commercial considerations. 

 

Subsidy under the scheme shall be available on capital cost of the project only.  Banks/National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) will, however, be free to finance other activities/working capital requirement to meet various requirements of the farmers/entrepreneurs.

 

Rate of subsidy shall be 25% of the capital cost of the project.  In case of North Eastern States, hilly and tribal areas and to entrepreneurs belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) and their cooperatives, the rate of subsidy shall be 33.33% of the capital cost of the project. 

 

Maximum amount of subsidy shall be restricted to Rs.50 lakh for each project.  In the case of North Eastern States, hilly and tribal areas and to entrepreneurs belonging to SC/ST and their cooperatives, maximum amount of subsidy shall be Rs.60 lakh for each project.

 

In respect of infrastructure projects of State Agencies, there will be no upper ceiling on subsidy to be provided under the scheme.

 

          The amount of Central Assistance/subsidy availed of for the project or any of its components from any other Central Scheme shall be deducted from the amount of subsidy admissible under this scheme.

 

          Subsidy for the projects under the scheme shall be released through NABARD for projects financed by the Commercial, Cooperative and Regional Rural Banks, Agricultural Development Finance Companies (ADFCs), scheduled Primary Cooperative Banks (PCBs), North Eastern Development Financial Corporation (NEDFI) and other institutions eligible for refinance from NABARD and through NCDC for projects financed by NCDC or by Cooperative Banks recognized by NCDC in accordance with its eligibility guidelines.

 

Grameen Bhandaran Yojana:-

 

Under the Grameen Bhandaran Yojana, the details for providing subsidy @15.25 or 33.33% (as the case may be) are given as under:-

                       

Rate of subsidy shall be:-

 

(a)  33.33% of the capital cost of the project in case of projects located in North-Eastern States, hilly areas and those belonging to SC/ST entrepreneurs and their cooperatives subject to a maximum ceiling on subsidy of Rs.50 lakhs;

(b)  25% of the capital cost of the project to all categories of farmers, agriculture graduates, cooperatives and State/ Central Warehousing Corporations subject to a maximum ceiling on subsidy of Rs.37.50 lakhs;

(c)   15% of the capital cost of the project to all other categories of individuals, companies and corporations, etc., subject to a maximum ceiling on subsidy of Rs.22.50 lakh; and

(d)  25% of the capital cost of the project for renovation of godowns of cooperatives with assistance from NCDC.

 

Capital cost of the project for the purpose of subsidy under the scheme shall be calculated as follows:-

 

(a)              For godowns up-to 1000 tonnes capacity – Project cost as appraised by financing Bank or actual cost of Rs.2000/- per tonne of storage capacity, whichever is lower;

(b)              For godowns exceeding 1000 tonnes capacity – Project cost as appraised by Bank or actual cost or Rs.15000/- per tonne of storage capacity, whichever is lower.  However, for godowns exceeding 10,000 tonnes capacity,. The subsidy would be restricted to that admissible for capacity of 10,000 tonnes only; and

(c)               For renovation of godowns by cooperatives with assistances from NCDC – Project cost as appraised by Bank/ NCDC or actual cost or Rs.500/- per tonne of storage capacity, whichever is lower.

 

No beneficiary shall draw subsidy for the godown project or any of its component from more than one source.

 

The capacity of godown shall be calculated @ 0.4 tonnes per cu. Mtr.

 

Release of Subsidy

 

Subsidy for the projects under the scheme shall be released through NABARD for projects financed by Commercial Cooperative and Regional Rural Banks, ADFCs, SCBs, SCARDBs, NEDFI and scheduled PUCBs and other institutions eligible for refinance from NABARD and through NCDC for projects financed by NCDC or by Cooperative Banks in accordance with its eligibility guidelines.

 

Adjustment of Subsidy in Borrower’s Account

 

The subsidy released to the Bank/ NCDC for an individual project will be kept in a separate borrower-wise account.  The adjustment of subsidy will be back-ended.  Accordingly, the full project cost including the subsidy amount, but excluding the margin money contribution from the beneficiary, would be disbursed as loan by the Banks.  The repayment schedule will be drawn on the loan amount in such a way that the total subsidy amount is adjusted after full bank loan component net of subsidy with interest is liquidated but not before 5 years from the date of disbursement of first instalment of loan.

 

xiii)        Particulars of concessions, permits or authorization granted by it.

 

          This Directorate is not giving concession or issuing permits.

 

          This Directorate grants Certificate of Authorization (C.A.) under APGM Act.  So far 9534 C.As have been issued by this Directorate through out the country.  The details are being available in the Internet of the Directorate.

 

(xiv)     Details in respect of the information available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form:

 

(1)  Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937

(2)  Schedule Appended to Agricultural Produce (G&M) Act,1937

(3)  General Grading and Marking Rules,1988

 

·        Application for grant of C.A. for Grading & Marking of different commodities for Internal and Export grading.

 

·        List of documents to be furnished along with the application fro grant of C.A. for Internal and Export grading.

 

·        Processing Fee for grant/renewal of C.A. and other permissions related to grading.

 

·        Training charges of Chemist.

 

·        Application for permission to Printing Press to print Agmark Replica.

 

 

(4)  Agmark Grading Charges for Domestic and Export Grading

(5)  Certification of Fruits and Vegetables for Export

(6)  Instructions for certification of fruits and vegetables

(7)  Analysis of samples of agricultural commodities in Regional Agmark Laboratories on payment basis.

(8)  Operational Guidelines Scheme for Development/ Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading and Standardization.

 

(9)  Operational Guidelines of Grameen Bhandaran Yojana.

(10)         List of Godowns

(11)         Details of Market Research and Information Network

Scheme.

(12)         Report on Expert Committee on Strengthening and        Developing of Agricultural Marketing.

 

(13)         Report on Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Agricultural Marketing Reforms.

(14)         Model Act – “The State Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2003.

 

(15)         Number of approved Agmark grading Laboratories in different sectors in the country.

 

(16)         Number of producers’ level grading units in States

(17)         Number of Certificate of Authorization (CA) operational in the coutry.

 

(18)         State-wise quality and value of different commodities viz.grading at producers’ level, Export/ Domestic Grading under Agmark.

                                          

(xv)        The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of Library or Reading Room, if maintained for public use:

 

Citizens can have information from Internet(http://agmarknet.nic.in) or from the Offices of this Directorate directly.  No Library or Reading Room is available for obtaining information in this Directorate.

 

(xvi)        The names, designations and other particulars of the Appellate Authority and  Central Public Information Officers

 

(xvii)      APPELLATE AUTHORITY IN RESEPCT OF DMI:

 

Sl.

No.

Name & Designation

Office Address

Tel. Number and Fax Number

Residential Address and Tel. Number

 

1.

Shri P.K.Agarwal,

 

Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India and Joint Secretary (Mktg.)

 

 

1. Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Head Office, NH-IV, Faridabad-121001 (Tel.No.2414905)

2. Deptt. of Agriculture & Cooperation, Rafi Marg, Krishi Bhavan, Room No. 126-A, New Delhi.

Tel.No.23382444

Fax No. 23385754

R-21, Nivetida Kunj, Sector-10, R.K.Puram, New Delhi.

 

Tel.No.26160204

 

He is the Appellate Authority in respect of Head Office, Faridabad and Central Agmark Laboratory, Nagpur

 

 

2.

Shri S.L.Tuteja

 

Director(Admn.) and Vigilance Officer

 

Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Head Office, NH-IV, Faridabad-121001.

(Tel.No.2412835)

Fax No.2412835

House No.892, Sector-16, Faridabad-121002.

Tel.No.2281750

He is the Appellate Authority in respect of all the offices of the Directorate except Head Office, Faridabad and Central Agmark Laboratory, Nagpur

 

 

 

II.  CENTRAL PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS (CPIO) IN RESPECT OF HEAD OFFICE, FARIDABAD, BRANCH HEAD OFFICE, NAGPUR AND FIELD OFFICES OF DMI

 

Sl.

No.

Name & Designation

Office Address,Telephone Number and Fax Number

Area under Jurisdiction

Residential Address and Tel. Number

1.

Shri A.K.Chopra

Under Secretary,

Head Office,

Faridabad.

Directorate of Marketing and Inspection, Head Office, NH-IV, Faridabad-121001.

Tel.No.2434350

Fax No.2416568

Head Office,

Faridabad.

H.No. 263, Sector-16, Faridabad.

2.

Shri  E.Mohan Naidu

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser,

Regional Office, Hyderabad

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,Green House 3rd Floor, Block 1,Sultan Bazar, Hyderabad-5000195

Ph.040-4657446

Fax No.040-24751636

 

Regional Office, Hyderabad

Flat No.F/8,Surya Arcade, 10-4-38/A/1,Humayun Nagar, Hyderabad-28

3.

Shri D.N.Rao

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office,Vizag

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, 30-8-36 Bhanu street Daba Garden, Visakhapatnam -500095

Ph. 2746862

Sub-Office,Vizag

D.No.6-9-16, Peethalavari Street/ China Waltier, Visakhapatnam

4.

Shri M.Thangkaraj

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser,

Sub-Office & RAL, Guntur

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, 12-25-35, Dr.Basavpuniah Bldg., Kottampeth Main Road, 

Guntur-522001 (A.P.)

Tel.No.0863-2220649

Fax No.0863-2212139

 

Sub-Office & RAL, Guntur

Flat No.G.3, Kumar Towers, 6/2 Shyamata Nagar, Guntur (A.P.)

5.

Shri H.Bismitar

Senior Marketing Officer,

Regional Office,&RAL, Guwahati

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Lakhar Building, 3rd Floor,Kaliram Chaudhry Road, Bharalumukh, Guwahati-781009

Ph. 0361-2485256(O)

Fax No. 0361-2485256

 

Regional Office,&RA, Guwahati

Bengaon, Beltala, Guwahati-781028.

6.

Shri P.Chakraborty

Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Shillong

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Dhan Kheti Malbi Khan Road, Shillong-1, Meghalaya

Ph.0364-2503017

Sub-Office, Shillong

54, Apart Lachaumiere, Shillong-793001.

7.

Shri Y.K.Pandey

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser,

Sub-Office,RAL, Patna

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,Nagina Niketan, OPP. A.N.College,Boring Road, Patna-800013

Ph. 0612-2266691 (O)

Sub-Office, RAL, Patna

L-1/29, Srikrishnapuri, Patna-800013 (Bihar).

8.

Shri R.S.Singh

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser,

Sub-Office, Raipur

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,33, Anand Nagar,

RAIPUR, Chhatisgarh.

Ph. 0771-2446030 (O)

Sub-Office, Raipur

 

9.

Shri K.K.Sirohi

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser,

Regional Office & RAL, New Delhi.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,4/20, Asaf Ali Road,New Delhi

Ph.011-23272348, 23264635 (O)(Fax)

Regional Office & RAL, New Delhi.

2/55, Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad (U.P.)

Tel.No.2966347

10.

Shri S.C.Shah

Senior Marketing Development Officer,

Sub-Office, Ahmedabad

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, 1, Inderprastha Society, 1st Floor, Near Gandhi Bridge, Shahpur, Ahmedabad-380004Ph. 079-25600965 (O)

 

Sub-Office, Ahmedabad

A/204,Jaitrith Avenue, Prematirth Road, Jothpur, Charraista, Ahmedabad-380015

11.

Shri N.C.Sreeramulu

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, & RALRajkot

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Gondal Road, Bhakti Nagar, Rajkot- 36002, Gujarat. Ph.1281-2227997

              2227971

 

Sub-Office, & RALRajkot

Qr.No.8, Type-IV, GPRA, Kendranchal, Jam Tower Road, Rajkot-360001, Gujrat

12.

Shri G.M. Moon

Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Surat.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, New Building, Gajjar Wadi Athwa Gate, Surat- (Gujarat)

Ph.0261-2650703

 

Sub-Office, Surat.

Sant Niketan, Suman Dairy Road, Surat-395005.

13.

Shri M.J.M.Rao

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Goa

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Raja Suncette, Margoa, APMC, Near Bear Factory,Goa-403720.

Ph. 0832-2743589

517291 (R)

 

Sub-Office, Goa

Parwati Niwas, Kapileswari, Post-Punda, Goa-403401.

14.

Shri Hardayal Singh

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Jammu

 

61,A, II Extension, Gandhi Nagar,Jammu Tawi-180004

Ph. 0191-2450478 (O)

 

Sub-Office, Jammu

 

245-A, Shastri Nagar, Jammu Tawi-180004, Jammu & Kashmir

15.

Shri N.L.Singh

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Ranchi.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,Main Terminal Market Yard,Pardra, RANCHI-4.

      Ph.: 0651- 2512597

 

Sub-Office, Ranchi

 

 

 

16.

Shri R.M.Sundaram

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Thiruvanantauram

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,Kerala State Coop. Bank Building,Over Bridge Junction, Tampanoor,

Thiruvanathapuram-695001

Ph. 0471-2471134 (O)

Sub-Office, Thiruvanantauram

 

Kollappan Bros, #-Anawal Street, Manacaud, Thiruvananthapuram

Tel.No.9847071134.

17.

Shri K.S. Acharya,

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Calicut

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, New Way Bldg., Link Road, Chalapuram, Calicut-670002.

Ph. 0495-2302054

Sub-Office, Calicut

 

2/274, Salma Cottage, B.K.Unniri Road, Karaparamba, Calicut-673010.

Tel.No.0495-2383960

18.

Smt.Susan Nair,

Senior Marketing Officer,

Regional Office & RAL, Kochi

 

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Willington Island,Kochi-62003.

Ph.0484-2667145

Fax 0484-2666120

 

Regional Office & RAL, Kochi

 

51-Mythri Nagar, Vaduthala, Kochin-682023

Tel.No.0484-2435366

19.

Smt. Sajni Kumar,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Sub-Office, & RAL, Bangalore

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, M.G.Complex, APMC, Yashwantpur, Bangalore-560080

Ph. 080-23473004

Fax       -do-

 

Sub-Office, & RAL, Bangalore

 

307-Agency Enclave, 4 Margrat Road, Bangalore-560025.

Tel.No.25325600

20.

Shri Satya Narayan,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, DMI, BHO, Nagpur

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, New Secretariat Building, Nagpur-440001.

Ph.0172-2562272

Fax   2561453

DMI, BHO, Nagpur

57,Type-IV, CPWD Quarter, Seminari Hill, Nagpur

21.

Shri S.P.Shinde,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Regional Office & RAL, Mumbai.

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, New CGO Building, 3rd Floor, New Marine Lines,Mumbai-400080

Ph.022-22036801,2032699(O)

Fax – 22091103

Regional Office & RAL, Mumbai

 

 

CGS Colony, Sector-1, Flat No.15, 1st Floor, Antop Hill Community Centre, Kane Nagar, Mumbai-400037.

22.

Smt.Surinder Kaur,

Marketing Officer,

Sub-office, Pune.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, 681-690, Beej Bhavan, Market Yard, Pune – 411007. Ph.020-24268598.

 

Sub-office, Pune.

 

 

A-9, Manish Park-1, NLBM Road, Kondhwa, Pune-411048 (Mah.)

23.

Mr.Raja Ram Saini,

Marketing Officer,

Sub-office Sangli.

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, APMC Seva Griha, Sangli-415416.

Ph.2670629

Sub-office Sangli.

 

Silver Oak Park Apartments, Plot No.03, MSEB Road, Vishrambag, Sangli-416416 (Mah.)

24.

Shr.V.M.Hadoo,

Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office, Nasik Road

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,Kamal Niwas, Behind Hotel Vassco Tourist, Nasik Road-422101.

Ph.0253-2465437

 

Sub-Office, Nasik Road.

 

10, Aditya Heights, Artilery Centre Road, Behind Jain Bhavan, Nasik (Mah.)

25.

Shri M.L.Meena,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Regional Office & RAL, Bhopal

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,87,Malviya Nagar, Bhopal-462 003

Ph.0755-2551847 (O)

 

Regional Office & RAL, Bhopal

 

J.S.-39, Sahayatri Complex, Ved Vhada Road, Bhopal (M.P.)

26.

Shri S.C.Rout,

Marketing Officer, Sub-Office & RAL, Bhubaneswar.

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Plot No.570, Styanagar,Bhubaneshwar-751 007

Ph. 0674-2405299(O)

Sub-Office & RAL, Bhubaneswar.

 

Plot No.299/300, Lakshmi Sagar, Bhubaneswar-751006.

Orissa

27.

Shri K.V.S.Pundhir,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser

Regional Office, Chandigarh.

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,6th Floor, Kendriya Sadan,Sector 9 ‘A’, Chandigarh-160 047.

Ph.0172 – 743201 (o)

Fax-2744020

 

Regional Office, Chandigarh.

Qr.No.1127-C, Sector46-V, Chandigarh.

28.

Shri C.M.Girdhar,

Marketing Officer

Sub-Office,Abohar

 

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, 20,Ward Azimgarh, Abohar-152116.

Tel.No.01634-221302

 

Sub-Office, Abohar

 

Street No.3-4, New Suraj Nagari, Last Chowk, Distt. Ferozpur, Abohar-152116, Punjab

29.

Shri A.Viswakarma,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Regional Office & RAL, Jaipur

 

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,58, Man Singh Pura, Tonk Road,Jaipur- 302018.

Ph.0141-2513300 (O)

Fax -       -do-

 

Regional Office & RAL, Jaipur

Qr.No.16, Type-V, CPWD, Sector-2, Vidyadhar Nagar, Jaipur.

30.

Shri Satbir Singh,

Marketing Officer, Sub-Office & RAL, Amritsar

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Plot No.12, Block-D, Lawrence Road, Amritsar-143001, Punjab

Ph.0183- 2223818

 

Sub-Office & RAL, Amritsar

 

151-A, Medical Enclave, Amritsar, Punjab

31.

Shri Y.M.Rao,

Senior Marketing Officer,

Regional Office & RAL, Chennai.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Shastri Bhawan,.4 th Floor,6th Block, 26 Haddows Road, Chennai-600006

Ph.044-28271738

Fax   -do-

Regional Office & RAL, Chennai.

1-C, Sadguru, Flat No.48, Swaminath Nagar Street,

Meruthi Nagar, Rajakappakkam, Chennai-73

32.

Shri Shafique Ahmed,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Regional Office, Lucknow.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection,29-A/1, Jopling Road,Lucknow-226001

Ph. 0522-2326658(O)

 

Regional Office, Lucknow

 

 

C-80, Sector-3/C, Aliganj, Lucknow (U.P.)

33.

Shri S.N.S.Tomar,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser,

Sub-Office,& RAL, Kanpur

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, 127-W1-456 Saket Nagar,Kanpur(U.P)

Ph.0512-2615054

 

Sub-Office,& RAL, Kanpur

N-7,W-2Kesav Nagar, Kanpur.

34.

Shri H.N.Rai,

Senior Marketing Officer,

Sub-Office,Varanasi.

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, S4,50D1, Tejpur Mahabirji Road, Orderly Bazar, Varanasi-221002.

Ph.2509134

Sub-Office, Varanasi.

Chhatradhri Singh Complex, Orderly Bazar, S-24/6, A-8, Tajpur, Mahavirji Mandir, Varanasi.

35.

Shri Rajender Singh,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Sub-Office, Dehradun

 

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Computer Room, APMC, Niranganpur, Dehradun, Uttranchal

Ph.0135-2521493 PP

 

Sub-Office, Dehradun

Subash Nagar, Dehradun.

36.

Shri S.C.Sarkar,

Asstt. Agricultural Marketing Adviser, Regional Office & RAL Kolkatta.

 

 

Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, General pool Offices Building, 4th Floor, A- Wing, DF Block,Sector-1, Salt Lake,Kolkata-700064. Ph.033-3340845,

Fax     -do-

 

Regional Office & RAL Kolkatta.

 

86 Kali Temple Road, Nimta, Kolkatta-700049.

Tel.No.033-25138570

37.

Smt. M.M.Motghare,

Chief Chemist,

CAL, Nagpur

 

Central Agmark Laboratory

North Ambazari Road, Nagpur

Tel. 0712- 2561748

Fax  0712-  2540952

 

CAL, Nagpur

 

Plot No.24, Panchdeep Society, Sahkar Nagar, Kamla Road, Nagpur-25.