What is the new law for farmers in India?

Three farm laws which were passed by the Parliament of India and which received assent from the President are Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation). You can read about the Farm Acts, 2020 – Arguments For & Against Farm Laws in the given link.

These amendments will give farmers the freedom to sell their produce anywhere outside the APMC Mandis. The new amendment removes many agricultural commodities from the list of essential commodities.

Further readings:

  1. Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) 
  2. e-NAM – Definition, Scope & Implementation [UPSC Notes]

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