UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Which of the following are the functions of Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC)?
    1. To ensure complete transparency in pricing system and transactions taking place in market area.
    2. Providing market-led extension services to farmers.
    3. Promoting agricultural processing including activities for value addition in agricultural produce.
    4. Setting up and promoting public-private partnership in the management of agricultural markets.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1, 2 and 4                    

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  1 and 4           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] According to the Preamble of the APMC Act, it provide development for efficient marketing system, promotion of agri-processing and agricultural exports and to lay down procedures and systems for putting-in place an effective infrastructure for the marketing of agricultural produce. Apart from the above listed, it also needs to publish the data on arrivals and rate of agricultural produce brought into the market area for sale.

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