Rajasthan Agricultural Produce Markets (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

May 13, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The State Government of Rajasthan on May 01, 2020, issues the Rajasthan Agricultural Produce Markets (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 to further amend the Rajasthan Agriculture Produce Markets Act, 1961. An Act to provide for the better regulation of buying and selling of agricultural produce and the establishment of markets for agricultural produce in the State of Rajasthan.

The amendments are as follows: - 

 Section 17, related to power to collect market fees from the licensees in the prescribed manner, under this after the “agriculture produce”, the “brought or” shall be inserted. 

 Section 17-A is inserted, namely Power to collect Krishak Kalyan fee:-

a) The market committee shall collect Krishak Kalyan fee from the licensees in the prescribed manner on agricultural produce brought or bought or sold by them in the market area at rate is specified by the State government.

b) The fee collected shall be deposited in Krishak Kalyan Kosh constituted under section 19-A of the Act, 1961. 

[Notification No. F.4(6)Vidhi/2/2020]


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