Market Yard, Pune

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Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Market Yard

Market Yard
neighbourhood
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictPune
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
411 037
Vehicle registrationMH-12
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)

Shree Shiva Chhatrapati Market Yard, locally called as Market Yard is one of the popular marketplaces in Pune city. It is located near Gultekdi in Maharshi Nagar area. It is near to Swargate, which is an important commercial area in Pune. It is famous for fruits, vegetables, and flowers wholesale market[1].

Governing Body[edit]

The Board of Directors is elected according to the provisions of Maharashtra Agricultural Income Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act 1949 and Rule 1949 [2], which consists of Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Member and Secretary of the Market Committee.

History[edit]

Market Yard was shifted originally from ‘khalchi mandai’ from the peth area in Pune in order to expand the vegetable and fruit supply throughout the Pune City.

It was in 1980, when the then chief minister Sharad Pawar shifted the APMC market from mandai in Budhwar peth to the existing Market Yard at Gultekdi. This was carried out under the guidance and efforts of Late. Murlidhar Pandharinath Ghule, a trader in the old APMC market.

Transport[edit]

PMPML buses connect Market Yard to various parts in the city. Market Yard is one of the important bus depots in Pune. trucks and tempos are used for goods transport in this area.

Facilities[edit]

1. Plots for sale of agricultural produce 2. Water, Electricity, Public Rest Rooms 3. Petrol pump 4. Weighing Scale 3 - 5 tons 5. Live market prices of all agricultural commodities of all the market societies in Maharashtra 6. Farmers Guest House. 7. Grievance Center 8. Provision of alternative land and if there is an excessive incidence of agriculture 9. Free first aid center


Commercial Importance[edit]

Market Yard in Pune is a known commercial spot for Wholesalers and Retailers of Grains and other Grocery Items. Home to over 1000+ Businesses it is spread across over 10 square kilometer area at the southern tail of the city.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "flowers wholesale market". Bloomsvilla.
  2. ^ "Maharashtra Agricultural Income Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act 1949 and Rule 1949".

External links[edit]

http://www.puneapmc.org/index.html