India, TheHent: New Act May Give Freedom To Farmers To Sell Anywhere. New Center Allowing them to sell their products anywhere in the country. The new legislation will be introduced.
The central government has announced a new decision to allow farmers to pay upfront prices. Restrictions on purchases and sales of agricultural products between the states will be lifted. This allows farmers to sell their produce at higher prices. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said this on Friday (May 15). He said that national legislation would be enacted for this.
Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Licensing in the agri-products market She made it clear that farmers no longer have to sell their products to licensed traders and sell their crops wherever there is a good price in the country. He said the e-trade policy on strengthening the sales of agricultural products will be strengthened.
Nirmalamma said a new scheme for the sale of agricultural products is being introduced. The subsidy is being offered as a pilot project under the Operation Green Code. The scheme is being implemented for the restoration of the supply of agricultural products. Rs 500 crore has been allocated for this. He said the scheme would cover the supply of vegetables, onions, and fruits.
Changes to that law Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that 50 percent concession will be given for the transportation of vegetables and fruits for six months under Operation Green scheme. Even if it is stored in cold storage, it will be discounted for six months. The Essential Commodities Act of 1955 revealed that there would be a multitude of changes. The minister said that the government is lifting control over oilseeds, cooking oils, pulses, onions, and potato sticks. These are sanctions in case of emergency.