Status of Market Reforms in Agriculture (APMC Act amendments) as on 31st January, 2007

The States and U.Ts of Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Sikkim, Nagaland, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan, Orissa, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chandigarh have notified the reforms in their APMC, Act as suggested in the model Act circulated by Department of Agriculture and Cooperation. The APMC Act implemented by State Government of Tamil Nadu already provides for the reforms as suggested in the model Act circulated by Department of Agriculture and Cooperation. There is no APMC Act in the States/ UTs of Kerala, Manipur, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep and hence do not require any reforms. The Government of Bihar has recently repelled the APMC, Act in the State. The State Governments of Haryana, Karnataka, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi have undertaken reforms partially by amending APMC Act through Resolution/ Ordinance. The States of Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, J&K, Uttaranchal, Goa, West Bengal , Jharkhand and Pondicherry have initiated administrative action for the reforms.

2007 Sl. Maharashtra and Chandigarh States/ UTs where reforms to Haryana. Daman & Diu and Lakshadweep States/ UTs where APMC Tamil Nadu Act already provides for the reforms States/ UTs where Assam. Uttaranchal. 1. No. 4. Mizoram. 5. Dadra & Nagar requiring reforms Haveli.Status of Market Reforms in Agriculture (APMC Act amendments) as on 31st January. 2. Pradesh. Arunachal Pradesh. . Himachal Pradesh. Karnataka. Kerala. 3. Andaman & APMC Act and hence not Nicobar Islands. administrative action is Meghalaya. APMC Act have been done Punjab. resolution b) by Executive Order States/ UTs where there is no Bihar. Gujarat and APMC Act has been done NCT of Delhi partially a) by amending APMC Act/ U. Tripura. and Jharkhand. Manipur. J&K. Nagaland. Chattisgarh. Stage of Reforms Name of States/ Union Territories States/ UTs where reforms to Madhya Pradesh.P. Andhra as suggested. Orissa. Rajasthan. Goa. initiated for the reforms West Bengal Pondicherry. Sikkim.

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