a) DEPARTMENT PROFILE :
A.P. Markfed (Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd.) is a federation of Marketing Cooperative Societies in the district with the main object of helping the Farmers to secure better price for their produce by taking care of their market needs and providing Agricultural Inputs. Against this objective the Markfed’s present activity consists of buffer maintenance and sale of farm inputs like Chemical fertilizers, Micronutrients, Soil ameliorants and Procurement of Agricultural commodities through its member Societies.
The total membership of the Nellore district organisation at present is 89 including 88 no. of Primary Agricultural Co-operative Societies and Nellore District Co-operative Marketing Society. The Nellore District Co-operative Marketing Society and Primary Agricultural Co-operative Societies help in the supply of inputs to the farmers and marketing the commodities produced by the farmers. The Andhra Pradesh Co-operative Bank help in financing the activities of the District Co-operative Marketing Society and Primary Agricultural Co-operative Societies.