Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Ongoing Details

Agricultural Markets in India

Project Leader: Ashok Gulati
Research Team: Tirtha Chatterjee, Neharika Sobti and Shweta Saini
Commencement: April 2016

Funded by: National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange

The project will involve research in agricultural commodities and provide recommendations to boost the expansion of commodities markets in India for the benefit of farmers and provide policy related opinions to government and Industry, and to improve investor education, awareness and participation in commodities markets. The study will also indentify the characteristics of commodities that need to be brought under future contracts to help SEBI adopt a robust system of developing commodity markets.

The research focus will be on making agriculture marketing function more efficiently and helping farmers to get the best possible price. It will cover agricultural commodities such as pulses, grains, oilseeds, and other agricultural commodities.



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