Citizens Charter

About the NIAM :- 1.1 The CCS National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) is the premier National level Institute in the field of agricultural marketing set up by the Government of India in August 1988. 1.2 The Institute is an autonomous body operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. The Union Minister for Agriculture is the president of the General Body of NIAM and the Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is the Chairman of the Executive Committee. Vision :-To be an Institute of excellence and repository of knowledge, to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of agricultural marketing systems which are inclusive and empower the primary producer, by building capacity of various stakeholders through teaching, training, applied research, policy advocacy, and consultancy services. Mission:- To build marketing systems to enable primary producers, particularly small and marginal farmers to enhance their net income. To contribute to agri-business market development and management knowledge and practice through cutting edge applied research and its dissemination. To facilitate efficient, sustainable and inclusive agro value chains. To facilitate formulation and modification of public policy on agricultural marketing through action oriented, applied research and consultancy. To nurture innovative agri-prenuers and professionals to manage emerging agri-business concerns. To enhance international co-operation in agriculture marketing for global food security and sustainable agriculture. Mandate :-The mandate of the Institute includes research, training, consultancy, education and policy support to the Government. Training Research Consultancy Education Policy Support

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