Hon'ble Chief Minister, Government of West Bengal

Activities of WBSAMB

West Bengal State Agricultural Marketing Board is a Statutory Body under Agricultural Marketing Department Govt. of West Bengal. It has been constituted u/s 36(1) of the West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act. 1972. As per Section 36 C(1) of the aforesaid Act, the main activity of Board is superintendence and monitoring of activities of different RMCs of the State. At present there are 22 RMCs in the State. Board is continuously supervising the activities of the those RMCs under the provisions of the aforesaid Act.
Besides the Board provide assistance to the RMCs of the State for creation of better marketing infrastructure under various schematic and other funds. West Bengal State Agricultural Marketing Board has been performing construction/ repair works relating to development works being entrusted by Govt. Department as implementing agency for executing such type of works.

Activities: Execution of schemes as approved by the Govt.

✓ Monitoring and supervision of the activities of RMCs/ZRMCs ✓Accordingly review meeting with RMCs and other meeting for supervising and monitoring of development works in the districts & visit/ inspection of RMCs are held on regular basis.✓Construction of market complex at different RMCs.✓Construction/ repair of market link road/ internal road for facilitating the market users.✓Construction of godown and truck parking in different RMCs.✓Infrastructure Development by Renovation of Agricultural Farms & Research Station in different districts.✓Migration activities from offline to online system integrated platform (e-permit) system.✓ Implementation of e-National Agricultural Market for marketing of agricultural commodities by way of e-trading.✓Providing several training programme at NSTIAM, which is a training Institute running under the supervision of West Bengal State Agricultural Marketing Board. The Institute conduct the following training in every year on regular basis:✓ Entrepreneurship development and post harvest management training to the rural youth for encouraging rural agri-business and generation of self employment.✓Post Harvest Training for the members of SPG, FPO & FPC.✓Different training for the officials of RMCs and Directorate of Agricultural Marketing. .