Posted on August 23rd, 2010 at 06:56 PM.
|Market Name||Mettupalayam Market|
|Market Type||Wholesale Market|
|Market Infrastructure Facilities||40-50 Vegetable wholesale shops, 10-15 Flower shops. Well facilitated with approach road, transport, communication and labour facilities.|
|Type of Auction||Open auction for all Vegetables
Auction time: Potato, Carrot, Cabbage (Nilgiri items) – 8:30 am to 10:00 am.
|Market Commission Percentage||10% Commission for all Vegetables|
|Type of packs Preferred||Potato, Roots and Tubers : Gunny bags.
Cabbage : Plastic bags/Gunny bags.
Clusterbeans, Beans, Beetroot, Radish, Knol-Khol,
Turnip, Chowchow : Gunny bags
|Mode of Payment||Cash alone and On the spot payment.|
|Buyers Profile||Retailers both from Kerala & Tamil Nadu|
|Market Working Hours /Holidays||For carrot, cabbage and potato Thursday afternoon is a holiday for wholesalers.
Market does not function on Government holidays.
|Toll Charges||Lorry: Rs.20.00/vehicle
Other Four Wheelers: Rs.15.00/vehicle
|Market loading Charges||Rs.2.00/Small bags
|Market Unloading Charges||Rs.2.00/Small bags
Rs.3.75/ Large bags
|Logistic Details||Market is easily accessible since it is located on National Highway 67. Lorry, trucks, mini trucks, mini vans are available in plenty.|