APMC, Una don’t have any check post as of now but efforts are being made to establish the barriers at important points.
Marketing Season for 10 important commodities
|Sr. No.||Crop||Marketing Season|
|1||Cauliflower||October – March|
|2||Bottle gourd||March- August|
|3||Tomato||April – July|
|4||Bitter gourd||April – September|
|5||Cucumber||March – September|
|6||Brinjal||April – September|
|8||Water Melon||April – June|
|9||Onion||April – July|
|10||Carrot||October - March|
Method of Sale
Method of sale is by open auction/ negotiation. Market hours are 6 AM to 10 AM.
Dissemination of Market Information
Daily wholesale rate of 24 notified agricultural Produce items are sent to the Directorate of Agri. Himachal Pradesh which are broadcasted daily on All India Radio, Shimla. In addition, Doordarshan Kendra – Shimla also telecasts the market rates twice a week. The market has also been linked with AGMARKNET portal where any user can access the arrivals and prices of any market in the country. Price ticker boards have been installed in the yards of APMC Una which displays the rates of important commodities of Una markets and other important markets. Besides this daily rates of important commodities are published in popular news papers.
OTHER FACILITIES EXTENDED TO THE PRODUCERS
A) Farmer Awareness Camps
APMC also organizes farmer training camps for creating awareness among them regarding the adoption of better and latest post harvest practices and marketing of their agricultural produce. Guest lectures from Agriculture. Horticulture, Animal Husbandry & KVK Departments are arranged for updating the farmer community about the latest developments. Farmers are made aware of various schemes of State and centre Government for the farming community. Benefits of regulation in agriculture marketing. The detail of farmers awareness camps held during the last ten years is as under:
|S.no||Venue of the Camp||Date||No of Farmers Trained|
|1.||Village Spouri Tehsil Amb Distt. Una||22-02-2004||100|
|2.||Village Pirthipur Tehsil Amb Distt. Una||19-03-2005||110|
|3.||Village Abada Barana Tehsil & Distt. Una||23-03-2005||112|
|4||Village Bathu Tehsil Haroli Distt. Una||15-05-2005||100|
|5||Village Basal Tehsil & Distt. Una||22-09-2008||203|
|6.||Village Nangran Tehsil & Distt. Una||23-09-2008||202|
|7.||Village Kad Tehsil Amb Distt. Una||04-03-2009||204|
|8.||Village Bhadsali Tehsil & Distt. Una||29-03-2010||101|
|9.||Village Kotla Khurd Tehsil & Distt. Una||19-03-2011||208|
|10.||Village Panjawar Tehsil & Distt. Una||20-10-2011||207|
|11.||Village Saloh Teh Haroli&Distt. Una||30-09-2014||200|
B)B) APNI MANDI/JANTA MANDI
Apni Mandi/Janta Mandi is a platform where farmers directly sell their produce to the consumers. In the process farmers realize better prices and consumers get fresh vegetables and fruits at reasonable rates
C)Apni Mandi/ Janta Mandi locations and days are as under
|S.no||Location of Apni/Janta Mandi||Days on which Mandi functions|
|1.||Principal Market Yard Una||10th and 25th of every month( wholesale market remains close on these dates)|
|2.||Rakkar Colony, Una-Chandigarh Road||Every Monday and Friday|
|3.||Mehatpur||Every Wednesday and Friday|
OTHER FACILITIES GIVEN BY THE APMC
- Covered auction platform and water tank was constructed by APMC for Fisheries Cooperative Society Dobar.
- Agri inputs shops at Principal Market yard Una
- Price ticker Boards have been installed in the yards of APMC in collaboration with Multi commodity Exchange
Four collection centres were constructed near polyhouse clusters Consistent increase in the revenue of APMC
Proposals to set up New Market yards at Haroli and kalruhi
Distribution of PVC Crates to fruit and Vegetable growers.
Construction of Collection centres near Polyhouse Clusters
Grain Market complex
Agricultural Produce Market Committee,
Una Distt. Una (H.P.)PIN-174303.