Mumbai : Mumbai Agricultural Produce Committee is one of the important Agricultural produce marketing committeein the Asia continent and hence the Marketing Minister Shri Subhash Deshmukh has directed that various international standard facilities be provided there.
The Marketing Minister held a meeting to ascertain the difficulties and problems faced by the traders. Member of the Legislative Assembly Sharad Sonawane, representatives of the Traders associations in all the five market premises of the society and the Administrator of the Market Committee Shri Satish Soni and other officers were present at the meeting.
Shri Deshmukh said that the process of declaring the Mumbai Agricultural Produce Committee as a national market area has commenced. Hence the issue of making facilities of international facility available to the traders therein was discussed during the meeting. The traders in the vegetable and fruit market brought the insufficient space for their trade to the notice of the Marketing Minister. Shri Deshmukh instructed to maintain a dialogue with the various constituents in the administration and the market committee and organize such meetings regularly.
The Marketing Minister assured that the decision with respect to the reconstruction and redevelopment of the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee premises will be taken soon and asked the administrator should appoint an architect for the same.