ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Monopoly Procurement Scheme

Maharashtra's monopoly procurement scheme is one of the most popular schemes for the tribal community. Its primary aim was to give fair rates for tribals. However, delays in the declaration of rates and the refusal of procurement centres to purchase certain products force tribals to sell to private traders, who often cheat them by using fake weights. The role of multiple agencies in implementing the scheme should be avoided and responsibility should be fixed on only one agency to make it more efficient.

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