Farmers Agreement On Price Assurance And Farm Services Ordinance Upsc

- April 09, 2021

– It becomes full of power for farmers in contact to set the selling price of its choice for the products. You will receive the payment within a maximum of 3 days. Farmers will engage in direct marketing, eliminating intermediaries, leading to full price realization. Farmers have been properly protected. The sale, lease or mortgage of agricultural land is totally prohibited and peasant land is protected from any rest. Clear timelines have been set for an effective remedial dispute resolution mechanism. The Essential Commodities (Amendment) regulation removes cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onions and potatoes from the list of essential raw materials. The amendment will deregulate the production, storage, transfer and distribution of these food regulations. The central government is allowed to regulate supply during war, famines, exceptional price increases and natural disasters, while granting exemptions to exporters and processors at that time. 7- Calculation: the increase is calculated on the price available 12 months ago or on the average retail price of the last five years, if the value is lower. 6- Stock limit: under the amendment, the introduction of a storage limit for agricultural products will be based on price increases and can only be imposed if the retail price of horticultural products has increased by 100% and the retail price of non-perishable agricultural products by 50%. Since agriculture and markets are matters of state – 14 and 28 respectively in List II – regulations are seen as direct interference in the functions of states and against the spirit of cooperative federalism enshrined in the Constitution.

However, the Centre argued that trade and trade in food is part of the concurrent list, giving it constitutional relevance. 5- Amendment: By amending the law, the Indian government will only list certain products in the event of war, famine, exceptional price increases or natural disasters as essential to the regulation of its offer and prices. The raw materials that have been deregulated are foodstuffs, including cereals, legumes, potatoes, onions, edible oilseeds and oils. (a) Trade in agricultural products: the law allows farmers to trade outside commercial areas such as farm gates, factory buildings, refrigerated warehouses, etc. Until now, it could only be carried out in THE APMC or Mandis yards. The bill will also serve as a catalyst to attract private sector investment in the development of Indian agricultural supply chains in domestic and global markets, as well as in agricultural infrastructure. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on the easing of food regulation, would result in exporters, processors and traders accumulating agricultural products during the harvest season, when prices are generally lower, and released it later when prices rise.

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