December 8, 2014
WB Assembly passes Agricultural Marketing Bill
The government in its effort to see that the farmers get the due price for their crops, the West Bengal Government today brought the Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Bill, 2014 in the Vidhan Sabha today, which was subsequently passed.
The West Bengal Government is taking strict steps to curb the middlemen menace, and this bill will help in dealing with them.
This bill will promote formation of new markets where farmers can directly sell the product to the end users, thus the interest of both the farmers and the customers will be taken care of. Government will regulate these markets.
Government regulation will ensure greater degree of assurance to both the farmers and the customers while it will be beneficial to the exchequer.