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Agmark Online Platform On ( For Quality Certification



Agmark Online Platform on ( for quality certification: Details, Aim, Purpose, Highlights

Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched online software for processing applications Agmark quality certification mark for agricultural products.

It was launched by Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on 27th September 2018 in New Delhi.

About Agmark 

Agmark is certification mark that assures conformity to set of standards approved by Government agency Directorate of Marketing and Inspection. It is legally enforced by Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act of 1937 (and amended in 1986).

The present AGMARK standards cover quality guidelines for 205 different commodities spanning a variety of cereals, pulses, vegetable oils, essential oils, fruits & vegetables, and semi-processed products like vermicelli.

The term Agmark was coined by joining the words ‘Ag’ to mean agriculture and ‘mark’ for the certification mark. This term was introduced originally in the bill presented in Parliament for the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act.

Agmark Online System

It is being implemented across the country to conduct quality control functions. It will be available 24×7. It will make the process of application is simple, quick, transparent.

Through this online system, certificate of authorisation (domestic), permission of laboratories (domestic), permission of printing press and services related to laboratory information management system will be provided online.

The online system will make processes easy, reliable and cost effective.  It also has provisions for online receipt of fees from the applicants as payments can be received in digital mode through website.


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