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New acts make selling outside APMCs risky for farmers: Prof Sukhpal Singh

Sukhpal Singh, a professor at the Centre for Management in Agriculture at IIM Ahmedabad, says that the new Acts not only bypass mandis, but make it riskier for farmers to sell to anyone

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Sukhpal Singh, a professor at the Centre for Management in Agriculture at IIM Ahmedabad and one of the most well-known experts in the field.

Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
The Centre's three new farm Acts have created a massive furore in several parts of the country with farmers alleging that the Acts will lead to gradual withering of the regulated markets or APMCs and collapse of the MSP system in place in several states. In an exclusive with Business Standard, Sukhpal Singh, a professor at the Centre for Management in Agriculture at IIM Ahmedabad and one of the most well-known experts in the field, says that the new Acts not only bypass mandis, but make it riskier for farmers to sell to anyone armed with just a PAN card

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First Published: Dec 30 2020 | 12:30 PM IST

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