Uttar Pradesh State Agricultural Produce Markets Board

Constitution of Board

Establishment of the Board

Under Provision of Section 26-A of " U.P Krishi Utpadan Mandi Parishad Adhiniyam ,1964 "

  • The State Government shall , by notification in the Gazette , and with effect from the date to be specified there in , constitute a board by the name of the State Agricultural Produce Markets Board with it's Head Office at Lucknow.
  • The Board shall be a body corporate by the said name having perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue or be sued by the said name and acquire hold and dispose of property and enter into contracts.
  • The Board shall for all purposes be deemed to be a local authority.

Constitution of Board

  1. (A) The Board shall consist of a Chairman appointed by the State Government besides the following other members.
    • Agriculture Production Commissioner ,if he is not the Chairman (subs. by U.P. Act No. 6 of 1977 w.e.f. 20.12.1976)
    • The Secretary to the State Government in the Finance Department.
    • The Secretary to the State Government in the Food & Civil supplies Department
    • The Secretary/Special Secretary/Joint Secretary (as the case may be) to the State Government in Agriculture Department (subs. by U.P. Act No. 6 of 1977 w.e.f 20.12.1976)
    • The Registrar , Co-operative Societies , Uttar Pradesh
    • Director of Agriculture , Uttar Pradesh.
    • The Agriculture Marketing Advisor to the Government of India (subs. by U.P. Act No 7 of 2002 w.e.f 10.07.2002)
    • The Director , Horticulture & Fruit Utilization, Uttar Pradesh
    • The Director , Agricultural Marketing , Uttar Pradesh (Subs. by U.P. Act No. 7 of 2002 w.e.f. 10.07.2002)
    • The Vice-Chancellor of any of the Universities established under the Uttar Pradesh Krishi Evam Prodyogic Vishwa Vidyalaya Adhiniyam, 1958 to be nominated by the State Government (Subs. by U.P. Act No. 7 of 2002 w.e.f. 10.07.2002)
    • Six persons appointed by the State Government from out of the producers elected as members of the Market Committees and for so long as such elected members are not available any six producers appointed by the Government (Subs. by the U.P. Act No. 6 of 1977 w.e.f 20.12.1976)
    • Two persons appointed by the State Government from out of the traders or commission agents elected as members of Market Committees and for so long as such elected members are not available. any two traders or commission agents , appointed by that Government; (Subs. by the U.P. Act No. 6 of 1977 w.e.f 20.12.1976)
  2. (B)The Director of Mandis who shall be ex-officio Secretary of the Board , hereinafter in this Chapter referred to as the Member-Secretary.