Analysis of Growth and Trends of Periodic and Regulated Markets in Hardoi District, Uttar Pradesh

Pankaj kumar


The agriculture market places are most important that is remarkable for pace of economic development, rural empowerment and stimulating production and consumption. It is important for economic link among the producers, market and consumers and also created equilibrium between demand and supply in rural and urban sector. This paper has examined the growth and accessibility of markets toward the number of villages (in km) in block wise of periodic and regulated agriculture market for the period 1995-2013 in Hardoi district, Uttar Pradesh India. The study has shown that the growths of periodic markets are not uniform and not always positive, during the 1995 to 2013; the number of periodic markets in Hardoi has increased by 1.19% annually. The result has shown that the average number of villages has increased across the distance of periodic market except periodic market, which are more than five kilometer from the village. On the other hand in regulated market which are established and regulated under the state Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee Acts and sub regulated market has increased since independence in all blocks of Hardoi district.

Keywords Periodic market. Regulated market, Marketing, Villages, Rural

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