Abolishing mandis is a bad idea

The Hindu Businessline

The Act’s original aim of making it mandatory to sell farm produce through mandis was to ‘induce’ the economists’ ideal of ‘perfect competition’.

In other words, multiple buyers are meant to be pitted against multiple sellers leading to discovery of fair price, with no single or set of entities being in a position to dictate or set the price to its unfair advantage.

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/abolishing-mandis-is-a-bad-idea/article6723041.ece

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