The Market Committee Solan came into existence in the year 1975. Its Notified Area comprising whole of Solan Distt and Rajgarh Tehsil of Sirmour Distt. and since then 13 regulated Markets with modern marketing facilities have been constructed so far at Solan, Kandaghat, Kunihar, Dharampur, Chakki-Ka-Mor, Terminal Market Parwanu, Jagjitnagar, Banalgi, Nalagarh, Ramshaher, Arki, Kunihar and Rajgarh where the provision of the Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Produce Market Act 1969 (Act No. 9 of 1970), which has been repealed vide section 86 of the Himachal Pradesh Agricultural and Horticultural Produce Marketing (Development & Regulation ) Act 2005 (Act No. 20 of 2005) as assented to by the Governor on 25th May, 2005 for better regulation of Sale purchase of Agricultural Produce and to provide marketing & information facilities to the growers of the district. Initially the income of Market Committee was Rs.49,874/ during the year 1975-76which has now increased to the tune of Rs.2,46,47,960/= during the year 2004-2005.
10047 Sq.mtr. Govt. land at Kather Solan was transferred in the Agriculture Department on lease basis for the establishment of Principal Market Yard . At Solan APMC has constructed a modern market with all required modern facilities with a cost of about Rs. 6.5 crore in which facilities such as farmers rest House dormitory, banking facilities 50 No. shops and 2 No. auction platforms was completed in the year 2002. have been provided. Further, there is proposal for expansion of Solan Mandi, which will be completed in phased manner in the years to come. With the completion of this project this mandi will be one of the best modern market of the northern India.