Market Research and Information Network Scheme
Government of India Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation
Under Market Research and Information Network scheme of Government of India, implemented through Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Ministry of Agriculture, the Assam State Agricultural Marketing Board has received one server system for office of the Board, 24 nos. of computer sets along with UPS, Modem etc. and an Application Software-'AGMARK' for sending daily market information to the Agmarknet portal- www.agmarknet.gov.in in 3 phases. Out of 24 computer sets one has been installed at Board's office for monitoring purposes and rest 23 nos. have been installed at 23 nos. of RMCs.
|First phase (2000-2001)||Received 4 nos. Computer sets (computer set along with one UPS, one Dot Matrix Printer, one Modem and software- Windows 98se O/s, Lotus Smart suite and AGMARK) at (1) ASAMB head office, (2) Guwahati Sub-Div. MC, (3) Darrang DRMC and (4) Dhubri DRMC during January, 2001 to April, 2001. The computer sets at RMCs start functioning after February, 2003.|
|Second phase (2001-2002)||Received 10 nos. Computer sets (computer set along with one UPS, one Dot Matrix Printer, one Modem and software- Windows 98se O/s, Lotus Smart suite and AGMARK) at (1) Baharihat RMC, (2) Howly RMC, (3) Cachar DRMC, (4) Dhemaji DRMC, (5) Dhing RMC, (6) Golaghat RMC, (7) Jorhat DRMC, (8) Lanka RMC, (9) Tinsukia DRMC and (10) Srirampur Check Gate during February, 2002 to December, 2002|
|Fourth phase (2005-06)||Received 10 nos. Computer sets (computer set along with one UPS, one Dot Matrix Printer and software- Windows XP Prof. preloaded o/s, MS Office Std. Edition 2003 (Hindi) and AGMARK) at (1) Bongaigaon DRMC, (2) Dibrugarh DRMC, (3) Goalpara DRMC, (4) Hailakandi DRMC, (5) Karimganj DRMC, (6) North Lakhimpur RMC, (7) Nalbari DRMC, (8) Rangia SDRMC, (9) Sivasagar DRMC and (10) Sonitpur DRMC during June, 2005.|
|Financial Year||Amount received||Head of Expenditure||Remarks|
|2004-2005||Rs. 5,00,000.00||Preparation of commodity profile (Rs. 50,000.00).||asamb.in|
|Utilisation submitted vide No. ASAMB/Pub/16/Pt/ 2005-06/61, dated 01/02/2006.||Display Board for Agmarknet nodes (Rs. 2,10,000.00).||ASAMB HQ and 13 nos. RMCs|
|Motivation programme, public meetings (Rs. 1,45,000.00).||2 nos. at ASAMB HQ and |
39 nos. Village-level programmes in 13 nos. RMCs(3*13)
|Publicity materials. (Rs. 95,000.00)||2 nos. brochures related to MRIN scheme for motivation programmes|
|2005-2006||Rs. 28,28,000.00||Training to growers' Societies members (Rs. 5,00,000.00)||IT training to 100 nos. members of Growers' Societies. (03-07-2006 to 29-07-2006)|
|Utilisation submitted vide No. ASAMB/Pub/16/Pt/ 2005-06/119, dated 28/03/2007.||Study tour for growers and market functionaries (Rs. 6,00,000.00)||32 nos. growers, market functionaries and Board's officers to Nagpur, Lasalgaon, Nasik, Mumbai, Goa, Bangalore, Mysore etc.|
|Motivation programme for market functionaries (Rs. 8,28,000.00)||69 nos. Village-level programmes in 23 nos. RMCs.(3*23)|
|Printing of publicity materials (Rs. 4,00,000.00)||2 nos. brochures related to MRIN scheme for motivation programmes|
|Publication of market price information through newspapers (Rs. 5,00,000.00)||2 nos. Newspapers- Dainik Agradoot & Janasadharan for 1 year 15-08-2006 to 14-08-2007.|
Utilisation submitted vide No. ASAMB/Pub/16/Pt-III/2006-07/152, dated 23/05/2014.
|Training to farmers on|
(i) Market Research and Information Network Scheme.
(ii) Grading & Standardisation of Agricultural Produce (grading, packaging, storage, transportation etc.)
|50 nos. of programmes in 24 nos. RMCs involving 50 nos. of participants in each programme.|