India’s Agricultural Markets: Regulation and Revitalization

  • Nilabja Ghosh
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


Agricultural marketing has been regulated from colonial times to minimize exploitation of farmers by traders and other powerful entities in interlocked markets. India is on the threshold of a change in the regulatory regime that allows more space for private sector and farmer’s participation in the market, but political realities of the states along with developments in the managerial and information fronts determine the pace of change.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nilabja Ghosh
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  1. 1.Agricultural Economics Research UnitInstitute of Economic GrowthNew DelhiIndia

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