Centre for Information & Transaction Management of Commodity prices and Agri Value Chain Analysis

Objective:- The Centre aims to provide training and conduct research in market information system through information collection, analysis and dissemination with ICT tools and spatial technologies.

  • To work in the area of Market information system (collection, dissemination, analysis and predicting for agri-commodities).
  • To conduct commodity analysis for market and price trends.
  • To use ICT technology for assessment of crop acreage yield and losses.
  • Future and Forward marketing of commodities.
  • Climate change impact on sustainability of agriculture.
  • Value chain analyses of products and commodities and identification of options for process and product up gradation of value chains with potential to generate higher income and employment.
  • Identification of constraints curbing participation of farmers in the value chain, and capacitate the farmers and other stakeholders based on these findings.
  • Analysis and facilitation of product diversification to limit risk due to natural calamities.
  • Develop case studies and test innovative business models linking small farmers to end users and upgrading of value chains.

Faculty: -

  • Dr. Hema Yadav (Director)
  • Dr. Shalendra (Assistant Director) (On Deputation)
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The interventions in Agricultural Marketing would greatly contribute towards the mission of Doubling the farmers Income.

Dr. P. Chandra Shekara
Director General
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