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Royal Commission on Agriculture

Royal Commission on Agriculture’ suggested for creation of Market infrastructure and organized Agricultural Marketing.

Madras Commercial Crops Act enacted. First Regulated Market (for cotton) started at Tiruppur


Tamil Nadu Agricultural Produce Markets Act enacted

Formation of Department

Formation of Department of Agricultural Marketing. Tamil Nadu Agrl. Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act 1987 and Rules 1991 now in force.


Renamed as ‘Department of Agricultural Marketing and Agri Business’.