MARKFED

The MARKFED-ORISSA i.e. Odisha State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd. commenced since 11.06.1949 with total membership of 985. The objectives are to market/ distribute chemical fertilisers, pesticides, agricultural implements to the farmers of the State and procurement of agricultural commodities under Price Support Scheme to help farmers to get fair price of their produce. Policy decisions are taken by the Management of Markfed. The Managing Director is the administrative head. There are 365 employees including 9 officers deputed from Govt. against sanctioned strength of 371. The business turnover during 2009-10 was Rs.720.00 crores.

The MARKFED-ORISSA i.e. Odisha State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd., previously known as Odisha State Co-operative Marketing Society was registered in the year, 1949 under the Bihar-Odisha Co-operative Societies Act., 1935. The Federation started functioning since 11.06.1949. The total membership is 985 out of which Government is 1, Cooperative Societies is 895 and Individuals is 89. The share capital is Rs.2681.60 lakh out of which Govt. share capital Rs.2620.19 lakh.

Objective :
  • Market/ distribute chemical fertilisers, pesticides, agril. implements to the farmers of the State.
  • Procurement of agril commodities under Price Support Scheme – to help farmers to get fair price of their produce.

Dr. Damodara Rout
Hon'ble Minister,Cooperation & Excise



Shri Manoj Ahuja,

IAS Principal -cum-Secretary



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