The State/UT Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development & Regulation) Act, 2016

An Act to provide for geographically restriction-free trade transaction of agricultural produce across the State/Union Territory (UT) and country; to give freedom to the agriculturist to see their produce across time and space; to enhance transparency in trade operations and price settlement mechanism through adoption of electronic and other innovative form of technology; to promote emergence of multiple channels for competitive marketing, agri-processing and agricultural export; to encourage investments in development of markets and marketing infrastructure in the State/UT of; and whereas it is expedient to put in place facilitative regulation, professional management and conducive policy framework therefor and purposes connected therewith and to lay down procedures and systems thereto.