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After the reorganization of the state of Madhya Pradesh in 1956 Mahakaushal Cooperative Marketing Society came into existence with its head office at Jabalpur. Mahakaushal Cooperative Marketing Society became the APEX institution of all the Cooperative Marketing Societies and in 1967 it was renamed as MP State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd. MP Markfed was setup with the object to promote Co-operative marketing of Agricultural Produce to benefit the farmers.The head office shifted from Jabalpur to Bhopal.Since its inception as an APEX body of Primary Marketing Societies it has been striving to provide better marketing facilities to agriculturists, reasonable price for their produce, direct purchase of their commodities, elimination of the intermediaries and middleman, uninterrupted supply of agricultural input at reasonable price with paramount motive – “Welfare of Farmers.”

S.No.YearBusiness Milestones of MP MARKFED
1.1956-57Distribution and sale of fertilizer, oil engine, iron and steel, cement, cotton, food grain and oil seeds.
2.1958-59Distribution of imported wheat, construction of Godown for societies
3.1961-62Business of kerosene
4.1962-63State Government Agency for distribution of Sugar
5.1963-64Establishment of Dal Mill for promoting pulses production
6.1964-65State Government Agency for exporting Sorghum(Jawar), Gram, Millet(Bajra) and Maize to other state
7.1965-66State Government Agency for levy recovery of wheat and jwar
8.1969-70Establishment of Rice Mill
9.1970-71Establishment of Rice Bran Mill, construction of storage godown
10.1972-73State Government Agency for procurement of wheat levy
11.1979-80Storage of minor forest produces
12.1980-81Distribution of gram and wheat seeds, business of cotton
13.1984-85Warehousing business
14.2001-02Import of garlic
15.2004-05Entry into the business of petroleum and insurance sector
16.2005-06Joint Venture with Beej Mahasangh for the promotion of the Government schemes for production and distribution of seeds
17.2007-08Import of DAP to meet the requirements