✓ The main activity of Board is superintendence and monitoring of different activities of all Regulated Market Committees (RMCs) of the State. At present there are 22 RMCs in the State, Board is continuously supervising the activities of those RMCs under the provisions of West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act, 1972.
✓ The Board as per guideline of the Agricultural Marketing Department provides assistance to the RMCs of theState for creation of better marketing infrastructure. Besides, the Board is executing construction/repair/renovation of market link road, development of market infrastructure being entrusted by Agricultural Marketing Department as Administrative Department and other Departments like Agriculture Department, Animal Resource Development as implementing agency for executing such type of works..
✓ During the last three financial years, the Board has taken up nearly 500 schemes for construction of market link roads, auction platforms, godowns, stalls, internal road, shop cum godown, boundary wall, electrification, sewerage, truck parking area, approach road, open platform etc. with a total cost involvement of Rs. 350.00 Crore (Approx) under Core Sector Budget, RKVY, RIDF.
✓ Being entrusted by Agriculture Department the Board, has taken up “Infrastructure Development by Renovation of Agricultural Farms & Research Station at 20 sites under RIDF-XXI”. Cost involvement of the works is Rs. 173.62 Crore. Works are almost completed.
All the above mentioned works are being implemented by this organization after observance of e-Tender formalities and norms and guidelines of Finance Department, Government of West Bengal.
✓ Best efforts are being givenby the Board to make 186 Krishak Bazars (executed value of which is approximately is Rs. 1100.00 crore functional with market sitting and/or paddy procurement or by alternative arrangement viz. activities of self help group & shifting of Government offices in Krishak Bazar etc.
✓ Another remarkable scheme ‘Migration activities from offline to online system integrated platform (e-permit) system’ which was launched on 1st September, 2018.
Different PM Yard/SM Yard of RMCs including offices are connected through online using this system.Now-a-days RMCs are collecting market fees, issuing licenses, renews licenses using this system.
✓ Implementation of e-NAM project in 18 Agri Markets in West Bengal.
✓ WBSAMB has set up Dinhata Krishi Hospital at Dinhata in the district of Coochbehar.
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