At India’s groundnut-cotton bowl, little excitement over Centre’s APMC reforms

The Gujarat government amended its APMC Act of 1963 in line with the Centre’s Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Ordinance nearly a month before the latter’s promulgation on June 5.  Mombhai Japda watches labourers weighing his 50 quintals of groundnut under a giant shed at the APMC (agricultural produce market committee) yard […]