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A study of agricultural problems of farmers and role of Punjab Mandi Board


Harsimran Kaur and Mini Goyal



Indian Journal of Economics and Development
Year : 2014, Volume : 10, Issue : 1a
First page : ( 21) Last page : ( 25)
Print ISSN : 2277-5412. Online ISSN : 2322-0430.
Article DOI : 10.5958/j.2322-0430.10.1a.016

A study of agricultural problems of farmers and role of Punjab Mandi Board

Kaur Harsimran*, Goyal Mini**
*Assistant Professor, Department of commerce and Management, GNDU, Amritsar-143001

**Professor, Department of Economics and Sociology, PAU, Ludhiana-141004. Email:

JEL Classification: Q00, Q13, Q18, Q19

Online published on 26 February, 2014.

Punjab Mandi Board is one of the initiatives of Punjab Government which was established with the objective to control and supervise the marketing network of sale, purchase, storage and processing of processed or non processed agricultural produce. Though the agency has been successful in meeting its objective, yet many of the marketing related problems of the farmers go unaddressed. The study identifies some of the problems related to agricultural by the farmers through Factor Analysis and also enlists various initiatives taken by Punjab Mandi Board in the redressal of such issues.

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