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Mumbai APMC to get international standard facilities: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The government will provide international standard facilities for the Mumbai (APMC) in Vashi, one of the biggest agricultural wholesale markets in

State made the announcement during a meeting held here today with officials and traders, an official release said.

The meeting was organised to know the problems faced by traders in Mumbai APMC.

During the meeting, the directed that international standard facilities be provided at this APMC.

"The process of declaring the Mumbai APMC as a national market area has commenced," the was quoted as saying in the release.

During the meeting, traders in the vegetable and fruit sections told the minister that there was insufficient space in the APMC to carry out the business.

Deshmukh asked them to maintain regular dialogue with the administration and the

He assured that the decision to reconstructing and redevelop the APMC premises will be taken soon and asked the to appoint an for the task.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 18:50 IST