17 Jul

2020 Amendments to Essential Commodities Act, 1955

Name of the Organisation: Government of India Year of Publication: 2020 Brief Description: This Ordinance has inserted a sub-section 1a  in Essential Commodities Act 1955 saying that only in extraordinary circumstances like war, famine, natural calamity etc. can the government “regulate the supply of such foodstuffs, including cereals, pulses, potato, onions, edible oilseeds and oil”, […]

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05 Jun

The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020

Ramanjaneyulu GV ,

The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance, 2020 was promulgated on June 5, 2020.  It seeks to provide for barrier-free trade of farmers’ produce outside the markets notified under the various state agricultural produce market laws (state APMC Acts).  The Ordinance will prevail over state APMC Acts. Trade of farmers’ produce: The Ordinance […]

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