Major Commodities

Markets for jowar

Jowar (sorghum) is one of the most important cereal crops in the world and is one of the four major food grains of our country. India ranks 5th in maize production in world.

Karnataka ranks 2 nd in maize production in country.

Major Jowar arrival markets in Karnataka: Bagalkote,Bijapur, Davangere,Hassan, Honnali,Shikaripura,Shivamogga

Arrivals in QTLS

Major Market

Bijapur

Gadag

Bagalkot

Bengaluru

Bidar

Arsikere

Gulbarga

2012-13

4597

41445

1486

31116

35565

377

130195

2013-14

8487

71333

314

39518

27184

1412

68367

2014-15

7738

18440

1010

53189

19347

543043

38973

2015-16

12546

754249

631446

514453

74823

457984

74823

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THE ORGANISATION

Government of Karnataka had constituted a committee under the chairmanship of the Additional Secretary to Government, Co-operation Department to explore means to improve the agricultural marketing system, identify the interventions required in the sector and suggest necessary reforms.

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