2018-03-06

Market Assurance Scheme: Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Market Assurance Scheme

(a) whether the Government has proposed to launch a ‘market assurance scheme’ in consultation with State Governments to prevent farmers from distress selling of their produce below the Minimum Support Price (MSP);
(b) if so, the salient features of the proposed scheme;
(c) whether the Government has sought the views of eminent agricultural scientists or organisations on the proposed ‘market assurance scheme’; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the time by which the roadmap in this regard will be finalized and implemented by the Government?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1735                                        ANSWERED ON: 06.03.2018

Market Assurance Scheme

JYOTIRADITYA MADHAVRAO SCINDIA
SUSHMITA DEV

Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government has proposed to launch a ‘market assurance scheme’ in consultation with State Governments to prevent farmers from distress selling of their produce below the Minimum Support Price (MSP);
(b) if so, the salient features of the proposed scheme;
(c) whether the Government has sought the views of eminent agricultural scientists or organisations on the proposed ‘market assurance scheme’; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the time by which the roadmap in this regard will be finalized and implemented by the Government?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

(SHRI PARSHOTTAM RUPALA)

(a) to (d): Concept notes on decentralized mechanisms of procurement including Market Assurance Scheme have been circulated to State Governments/UTs. Pulses, Oilseed and Nutri Cereals, for which, MSP is declared by Government are covered under this concept note and States/UTs will have the latitude to dispose of the procured commodities in the manner they find it most suitable.

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Source: Loksabha

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