Mandate of API

  • The focus will be broader on agriculture policies. Focus will be general and adjustable keeping in view growing needs.
  • Conduct studies on emerging policy issues. Periodically examine, processing, storage and marketing costs of agricultural commodities and recommend policies and programs to reduce such costs and improve the competitiveness of commodities. Broader coverage and holistic approach.
  • Analyze the impact of important agricultural policies on groups such as consumers, processors and exporters and advise on policy adjustments needed for greater efficiency and equity.