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~ Markets of Cooch Behar ~

Markets in Cooch Behar town or in Sadar :-
Sl. no. Name of Market Location
1. Bhavaniganj Market (Bara Bazar) beside B. S. Road
2. B. S. Super Market B. S. Road
3. Chakir Bazar Chakir More
4. Chilarai Market Marapora More
Sl. no. Name of Market Location
5. Deshbandhu Market beside Raas Mela Ground
6. Jamai Bazar Nilkuthi
7. Kalika Bazar Kalika Das Road

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~ Huts (local periodic temporary markets) of Cooch Behar district ~

Details of Hut & Bazar under Cooch Behar Sadar R.M.C. (R
egulated Market Committee) :-
Sl.
no.
Name of HUT HUT Days Distance
from H.Q.
Name of G.P. Development Block
1. Chandamari Hut Tueday & Friday 29 KM. Chandamari Cooch Behar-I
2. Dangar Hut Wednesday & Saturday 35 KM. Patchara Cooch Behar-I
3. Daowaguri Hut Monday & Friday 8 KM. Daowaguri Cooch Behar-I
4. Dewanhat Hut Sunday & Wednesday 15 KM. Dewanhat Cooch Behar-I
5. Ghughumari Hut Monday & Thursday 5 KM. Ghugumari Cooch Behar-I
6. Makpala Hut Sunday. & Thursday 28 KM. Falimari Cooch Behar-I
7. Posharir Hut Sunday & Wednesday 12 KM. Suktabari Cooch Behar-I
8. Satmail Hut - 17 KM. Falimari Cooch Behar-I
9. Sutkabari Hut Monday & Thursday 12 KM. Sutkabari Cooch Behar-I
10. Ambari Hut Monday & Friday 26 KM. Ambari Cooch Behar-II
11. Baneswar Hut Sunday & Wednesday 12 KM. Baneswar Cooch Behar-II
12. Bokali Math Hut Tuesday. & Saturday 18 KM. Ambari Cooch Behar-II
13. Dhanding Guri Hut Monday & Friday 21 KM. Dangding Guri Cooch Behar-II
14. Dodear Hut Tuesday & Saturday 5 KM. Khagrabari Cooch Behar-II
15. Khochabari Hut Monday & Friday 24 KM. Kholta Marichbari Cooch Behar-II
16. Patlakhawa Hut Tuesday & Friday 22 KM.  Patlakhawa Cooch Behar-II
17. Pundibari Hut Sunday & Wednesday 15 KM. Pundibari Cooch Behar-II
18. Rajarhat Hut Monday & Friday 8 KM. Takagachh Rajarhat Cooch Behar-II
Note : Here H.Q. implies distance from Cooch Behar Headquarter or Sadar

Details of Hut & Bazar under Dinhata R.M.C. (R
egulated Market Committee) :-
Sl.
no.
Name of HUT HUT Days Distance
from H.Q.
Name of G.P. Development Block
1. Bhetaguri - - - Dinhata-I
2. Chowrahat (P.M. Yard) East & West - - - Dinhata-I
3. Gitaldaha Bazar - - - Dinhata-I
4. Goshanimari - - - Dinhata-I
5. Ninam Nagar - - - Dinhata-I
6. Okrabari Hut & Bazar - - - Dinhata-I
7. P. M. Yard (Krisimela) Sunday  &  Wednesday - - Dinhata-I
8. Petla Bazar - - - Dinhata-I
9. Prantik Bazar - - - Dinhata-I
10. Radhanagar Bazar - - - Dinhata-I
11. Bara Sakdal (Balika) - - - Dinhata-II
12. Basantir Hut - - - Dinhata-II
13. Bognir Hut - - - Dinhata-II
14. Burir Hut - - - Dinhata-II
15. Chowdhuri Hut - - - Dinhata-II
16. Gobrachara - - - Dinhata-II
17. Kadamtala Hut - - - Dinhata-II
18. Kursha Hut - - - Dinhata-II
19. Mahakal Hut - - - Dinhata-II
20. Mornia Bazar - - - Dinhata-II
21. Nayarhat (DIN) - - - Dinhata-II
22. Nazirhat - - - Dinhata-II
23. Notkobari - - - Dinhata-II
24. Sahebganj - - - Dinhata-II
25. Giridhari Hut - - - Sitai
26. Haribola Hut - - - Sitai
27. Netaji Bazar - - - Sitai
28. Sitai Bazar & Hut - - - Sitai
Note : Here H.Q. implies distance from Dinhata Town

Details of Hut & Bazar under Haldibari R.M.C. (R
egulated Market Committee) :-
Sl.
no.
Name of HUT HUT Days Distance
from H.Q.
Name of G.P. Development Block
1. Anguldekha - - - Haldibari
2. Bagribari Hut Monday & Thursday 80 KM. Bara Haldibari (North) Haldibari
3. Bholar Hut Sunday & Tuesday 80 KM. Boxiganj Haldibari
4. Boalmari Hut Monday & Thursday 80 KM. Boxiganj Haldibari
5. Dewanganj Hut Sunday & Wednesday 88 KM. Dewanganj Haldibari
6. Haldibari Hut Tuesday & Saturday 78 KM. Haldibari Municipality Haldibari
7. Kashiabari Hut Sunday & Thursday 70 KM. Bara Haldibari (North) Haldibari
8. Sindhar Hut Friday 94 KM. Hemkumari Haldibari
9. Tiabari Hut Tuesday & Friday 92 KM. Hemkumari Haldibari
Note : Here H.Q.*  implies distance from Sub-divisional town (Mekhliganj)

Details of Hut & Bazar under Mathabhanga R.M.C. (R
egulated Market Committee) :-
Sl.
no.
Name of HUT HUT Days Distance
from H.Q.
Name of G.P. Development Block
1. Bairagir Hut - - - Mathabhanga-I
2. Mathabhanga (P.M. Yard) - - - Mathabhanga-I
3. Nayarhat (Mathabhanga) - - - Mathabhanga-I
4. Prem Chander Hut (P.M. Yard) - - - Mathabhanga-I
5. Ghoksadanga Hut - - - Mathabhanga-II
6. Jayantir Hut - - - Mathabhanga-II
7. Nishiganj (P.M. Yard) - - - Mathabhanga-II
8. Bara Koimari - - - Sitalkuchi
9. Bara Maricha - - - Sitalkuchi
10. Gosai Hut - - - Sitalkuchi
11. Sitalkuchi Hut - - - Sitalkuchi
Note : Here H.Q.*  implies distance from Sub-divisional town (Mathabhanga)

Details of Hut & Bazar under Mekhliganj R.M.C. (R
egulated Market Committee) :-
Sl.
no.
Name of HUT HUT Days Distance
from H.Q.
Name of G.P. Development Block
1. Dhapra Hut - - - Mekhliganj
2. Jamaldaha Hut - - - Mekhliganj
Note : Here H.Q.*  implies distance from Sub-divisional town (Mekhliganj)

Details of Hut & Bazar under Tufanganj R.M.C. (R
egulated Market Committee) :-
Sl.
no.
Name of HUT HUT Days Distance
from H.Q.
Name of G.P. Development Block
1. Balarampur Hut - - - Tufanganj-I
2. Chilakhana Hut - - - Tufanganj-I
3. Dhalpal Hut - - - Tufanganj-I
4. Maruganj Hut - - - Tufanganj-I
5. Natabari Hut - - - Tufanganj-I
6. P.M. Yard (Tufanganj) - - - Tufanganj-I
7. Ranirhat Hut - - - Tufanganj-I
8. Boxirhat Hut - - - Tufanganj-II
9. Garadhat (Rampur) - - - Tufanganj-II
Note : Here H.Q.*  implies distance from Sub-divisional town (Tufanganj)



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~ Check Posts  under Cooch Behar Zilla Regulated Market Committee ~
Sl.
no.
Name of Check Post Location/
Name of Gram Panchayat
Block/
Municipality
Distance from
district H.Q.
1. Talliguri Check Post Dawaguri Cooch Behar-I 10 KM.
2. Dewanhat Check Post Dewanhat Cooch Behar-I 15 KM.
3. Akrarhat Check Post Falimari Cooch Behar-I 25 KM.
4. Patlakhowa Check Post Patlakhowa G.P. Cooch Behar-II 22 KM.
5. Kholta Check Post Kholta Marichbari G.P. Cooch Behar-II 22 KM.
6. Dinhata Railway Station Collection Point Dinhata Railway Station Dinhata Municipality -
7. Putimari Check Post Putimari G.P. Dinhata-I -
8. Pandapara Kalibari Check Post Haldibari Haldibari -
9. Bhogramguri Check Post Jamaldaha Mekhliganj -
10. Changrabandha Check Post Mekhliganj Mekhliganj -
11. Barosoulmari Check Post Bara Soulmari G.P. Mathabhanga-II -
12. Nishiganj Check Post Nishiganj G.P. Mathabhanga-II -
13. Netaji Bazar Check Post Sitai Sitai Block -
14. Jorai More Check Post Bhanukumari-II G.P. Tufanganj-II -
15. Naziran Deutikhata Check Post Balarampur G.P. Tufanganj- II -
16. Barokodali Check Post Barakodali-I G.P. Tufanganj- II -




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Wholesale Prices of Agricultural Commodities, Live-stock & Live-stock Products (average quality)
in different markets of Cooch Behar district
Commodity Market Unit                Price as on February (in )              .
2010 2011 2012

Source : Asstt. Director of Agricultural Marketing Office, Cooch Behar

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Consumer Price Index Numbers
for Families of all Expenditure Groups Combined

Centre/District : Cooch Behar

(Base : 2006-'07 = 100)
Year/Month All Group Combined Index
2011 142.5
2012 158.9
Year : 2012
January 149.1
February 151.7
March 153.9
April 155.2
May 156.5
June 160.1
July 162.0
August 162.1
September 162.7
October 163.6
November 163.7
December (P) 165.7
Source : B.A.E.& S., Govt. of West Bengal
Consumer Price Index Numbers
for Industrial Workers in the district of Cooch Behar

Centre/District : Cooch Behar

(Base : 2001 = 100)
Month 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
January 134 142 164 175 180
February 128 143 162 174 181
March 130 141 161 175 183
April 132 144 162 175 186
May 134 146 164 176 189
June 135 147 164 177 190
July 138 152 166 182 192
August 138 151 166 182 193
September 143 155 172 183 200
October 143 155 173 185 204
November 142 159 175 183 205
December 140 161 176 180 201
Annual Average: 136 150 167 179 192
Source : Labour Bureau, Govt. of India
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Regulated Market by Category
in the district of Cooch Behar
Year
(as on 31st October)
Principal
Market Yard
Sub-Market
Yard
2008 4 108
2009 4 108
2010 4 108
2011* 6 108
2012* 6 108
* - as on 30th November
Source : Directorate of Agriculture Marketing, Govt. of West Bengal
Progress of Statutory & Modified Ration Shops
in the district of Cooch Behar
Year
(as on 30th September)
(in numbers)
Statutory
Ration Shops
Modified
Ration Shops
2008 - 605
2009 - 605
2010 - 605
2011 - 605
2012 - 607
Sources : 1) Directorate of Rationing, Govt. of West Bengal
2) Directorate of District Distribution, Procurement
    & Supply, Govt. of West Bengal
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Regulated Market Committee in Cooch Behar

OBJECTIVES of Regulated Market Committee :
   Agriculture Marketing is the key to economic development of the farmers as well as that of rural economy. Growth and sustenance of Agricultural Productivity depends largely on the market behavior and amenities and facilities available for marketing of the produce. The problem of Agricultural Marketing both for the perishables and non perishables is vast. It starts right from beginning of the quality of seeds and fertilizers used for the production and down to post harvest grading and standardization, storage, transport, processing, marketing credit & marketing of the produce.

   It is in the background of the above, Regulated Market Committees in West Bengal setup under the provision of West Bengal Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act, 1972 have embarked upon plans & programs to facilitate organized marketing of Agricultural product by creating several infrastructural facilities like setting up of well laid out market yard with Auction Platform (Both covert & uncover), Godowns, Bailing Press, Cattle Shed, Farmers Rest house with Locker (Kishan Bhavan), Internal Path Ways, Car & Cart Parking, Administrative Building, Drinking & Urinals, Link Roads etc. from fund raised through collection of market levy upon transaction of Agricultural Produce.

   Govt. of West Bengal has taken serious of initiatives to improve Agricultural Market infrastructures. The Govt. has constructed Krisak Bazars almost in all the Blocks to promote direct farmers selling of Agricultural Produces.

COMPOSITION of Cooch Behar Zilla Regulated Market Committee :
   All 6 (six) numbers of Regulated Market Committees in the district, namely :-
(1) Cooch Behar Sadar Regulated Market Committee, (2) Dinhata Regulated Market Committee,
(3) Haldibari Regulated Market Committee, (4) Mathabbhanga Regulated Market Committee,
(5) Mekhliganj Regulated Market Committee and (6) Tufanganj Regulated Market Committee
have been dissolved (vide Notification no. 1360-AM/P/5A-17/2013, Dated- 17/10/2014).

   As per notification no. 1463-AM/P/5A-17/2013, Dated- Kolkata, the 31st October 2014, Cooch Behar Zilla Regulated Market Committee is composed of following Members :-
  1. District Magistrate (Chairperson)
  2. District Level Officer of the Agril. Marketing Department ( Secretary)
  3. Lead District Manager, Lead Bank of Cooch Behar district
  4. Assistant Register of Co-operative
  5. Additional Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad
  6. Deputy Director of Agriculture (Admn.)
  7. District Horticulture Officer
  8. Assistant Director of Fisheries
  9. Deputy Director, Animal Resources Development
  10. Deputy Director of Sericulture

Office Address :-
Office Building of the District Magistrate,
Sagar Dighi Campus (West),
P.O. & Dist.: Cooch Behar,
West Bengal, Pin: 736101

Contact no. : (03582) 223135
eMail: cobzillarmc20@gmail.com
Technical Help :-
+91 7679 660 032
+91 8670 819 938
Website :-
visit us at
www.cbzrmc.co.in

OLD RMC Name

LocationChairmanChairman's
Contact no.
SecretarySecretary's
Contact no.
Cooch Behar Sadar RMCBangchatra Road,
Tallytala,
P.O.+Dist. - Cooch Behar
Pin - 736101
S.D.O. (Sadar)03582-227105 (O)
03582-227204 (R)
Sri. A. K. Barma03582-223135 (O)
Tufanganj RMCUttar Andaran Fulbari,
P.O. - Tufanganj,
Dist. - Cooch Behar
Pin - 736159
ADM(G)
Cooch Behar
03582-244220 (O)
03582-244258 (R)
Sri. Md. Akbar Ali03582-244279 (O)
Mathabhanga RMCP.O. - Mathabhanga,
Dist. - Cooch Behar
Pin - 736146
S.D.O.
Mathabhanga
03583-255287 (O)
03583-255224 (R)
Sri. Rabin Haldar03583-255274 (O)
Mekhliganj RMCC/o. Sub-divisional
    Agri. Marketing Officer,
P.O. - Mekhliganj,
Dist. - Cooch Behar
Pin - 735304
S.D.O.
Mekhliganj
03584-255297 (O)
03584-255237 (R)
Sri. R. N. Nag03584-255268 (O)
03561-225360 (R)
Dinhata RMCBarana Chira,
P.O. - Dinhata,
Dist. - Cooch Behar
Pin - 736174
S.D.O.
Dinhata
03581-255001 (O)
03581-255105 (R)
Sri. D. Khan03581-255162 (O)
03482-251230 (R)
Haldibari RMCP.O. - Haldibari, Uttarpar,
Dist. - Cooch Behar
Pin - 735122
S.D.O.
Mekhliganj
03584-255297 (O)
03584-255237 (R)
Sri. S. K. Dey03584-263271 (O)
03583-2597697 (R)
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AGMARKNET (Agricultural Marketing Network)

     Marketing extension is a continuous process to disseminate all relevant information to the farmers, traders and consumers about various measures taken for improvement of marketing system so that they may all derive the benefits flowing from such measures. During the Third Five Year Plan, a small extension cell was set up in the Directorate of Marketing & Inspection (DMI). The Directorate undertakes extension and publicity activities to educate producers, traders and consumers.

     Agmark quality programmes as well as improvements in marketing practices and procedures are given wide publicity through mass media. The information is disseminated through documentaries, cinema slides, printed literatures, exhibitions, conferences, seminars and workshops. The DMI headed by the Agricultural Marketing Advisor, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation (DAC) implements agricultural marketing policies & programmes of the Government of India.

Agricultural Marketing Advisor
Department of Agriculture and Co-operation

Directorate of Marketing and Inspection
National Highway - IV
Faridabad, Haryana
Pin - 121001
Telephone : 24343551, 2412392/94
Fax : 0129-2416568
click for Website of
Department of Agriculture and Co-operation,
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. Of India
click for Website of
Agriculture Department of West Bengal
click for Website of
AGMARKNET

The Directorate of Marketing and Inspection (DMI) is an attached Office of the Ministry of Agriculture. It was set up in the year 1935 to implement the agricultural marketing policies and programmes of the Central Government. Since its very inception, the Directorate continues to be responsible for bringing about an integrated development of marketing of agricultural and allied produce in the country with a view to safeguard the interests of producer-sellers as well as the consumers. It maintains a close liaison between the Central and the State Governments in the implementation of agricultural marketing policies in the country.

Organisational Set-up: The Directorate is headed by the Agricultural Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India (AMA). The Directorate has its Head Office at Faridabad (Haryana), Branch Head Office at Nagpur (Maharashtra) and 11 Regional Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow, Bhopal, Kochi and Guwahati and the Central Agmark Laboratory at Nagpur. Besides, there are 26 Sub-Offices, 16 Regional Agmark Laboratories (RALs) spread all over the country.

The activities of the Directorate cover the following areas of agricultural marketing :
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Promotion of Standardisation and Grading of agricultural and allied produce under the Agricultural Produce (Grading & Marking) Act, 1937 as amended in 1986

# Market Research, Surveys and Planning
# Agricultural Marketing Reforms
# Agricultural Marketing Information Network
# Promotion of Cold Storage
# Construction of Rural Godowns
# Development of Marketing Infrastructure, Grading & Standardization
# Training in agricultural marketing
# Marketing Extension

AGMARK
(Agricultural Marketing)


Agmark products are free from adulteration and conform to the scientifically laid down principles of purity. It ensures consumer protection.

Each batch of Agmark products is pre-tested for quality in well-equipped lab by quality control and specially trained chemist.

Agmark products are always packed in Food grade material never to be sold loose.

Agmark products bear Agmark label or replica as an identification mark, date of manufacturing and expiry period.

Free of cost replacement provided in the rules if Agmark products are found not conforming to the quality standards.

They are not mandatory, any body can use them.

These are prepared by either Bureau of Indian Standards or Agricultural Marketing (ICAE).
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