Functions of Commodity Boards in India

Functions of Commodity Boards in India

Commodity Boards are statutory in character and Operate under the administrative Control of the Ministry of Commerce. Their major functions are:

(a) To takes active interest in production, development and exports of respective Commodities.

(b) To introduce new methods of cultivation of commodities.

(c) To offer advice to the government on export matters such as fixing quota for exports and significant trade agreements.

(d) To provide trade information, guidance and various other services to their members and help them in their export promotion efforts.

(e) To participate in trade fairs and exhibitions abroad.

(f) To sponsor trade delegations and conduct market surveys.

(g) To arrange pre-shipment inspection for export items.


Operating Commodity Boards:

At present, there are six Commodity Boards in India.

(a) Coffee Board.

(b) Coir Board.

(c) Rubber Board.

(d) Spice Board.

(e) Tea Board.

(f) Tobacco Board.



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