Traders meet Rodrigues for development of Grain Market
Chandigarh, June 21 (UNI) A delegation of Sabzi Mandi Arhtia Association today held a meeting with Chandigarh Administrator General (retd.) S F Rodrigues and other senior officers of the administration to discuss the scope of partnership in the development of infrastructure in the Grain Market and also in the proposed Modern Terminal Market being set up near Maloya in the union territory.
The delegation was led by Association President Digvijay Kapoor and Chairman of Market Committee Harbhajan Singh.
General Rodrigues told the representatives of the trading community that this project marked the beginning of a bright future for the progress and prosperity of the whole region.
He said taking a broader view of the marketing requirements, it is imperative that the existing Grain Market was transformed into a retail market with improved infrastructural facilities and grain and vegetable trade harmonized with the proposed Modern Terminal Market.
He suggested that a core group of senior officers of the Administration and Trade and Arhtia Association discuss the modalities of partnership strategy.
General Rodrigues while giving a broader framework and roadmap for the creation of supportive infrastructure for the Terminal Market Project told the delegation that this venture would provide varied online marketing services such as electronic auction cold-stroage facility, temperature-controlled warehouses, ripening chambers, sorting, grading, washing and packing lines, material handling equipments, banking services etc budget hotels, restaurants and shopping complexes.