Agmark

  • Agmark is a 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 (amended in 1986).

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  • The present AGMARK standards cover quality guidelines for 205 different commodities spanning 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 certification mark.
  • This term was introduced originally in bill presented in Parliament for the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act.