- Government fixes MSPs of various kharif & rabi crops every year. Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP) takes care of this.
- Procurement under MSP is undertaken by the designated Central and State Government agencies and Cooperatives.
- Producers have the option to sell their produce to Government agencies or in the open market as is advantageous to them.
- States/UTs have been advised to amend their respective State APMC Acts on the lines of Model Act, 2003.
The Model Act provides for direct marketing, contract farming, farmers/consumer markets, setting up of markets in private and cooperative sectors, e-trading etc.