Gramin Agriculture Markets: The Standing Committee found that the availability of a transparent, easily accessible and efficient marketing platform is a prerequisite for guaranteeing remunerative prices for farmers.1 Most farmers do not have access to public markets and APMC markets.1 Smallholder and frontier farmers (who own 86% of agricultural property in the country) face the sale of their products on the s CMPA markets. difficult problems, such as. B the insufficiency of marketable surpluses. Distance from the nearest APMC markets and lack of transport opportunities.1 The average area served by an APMC market is 496 km², much more than the 80 km² of the National Farmers` Commission (Chair: Dr.M. P. .