Ch. Charan Singh National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM) is a premier National level Institute set up by the Government of India in August, 1988 to offer specialized training, research, education and consultancy in the field of Agricultural Marketing. NIAM is playing a vital role in expediting the reform process and availability of quality managers through its mandate. NIAM is engaged in organizing training programmes in the field of agricultural marketing and allied areas for senior and middle level officers from various line departments of State Governments, Cooperatives, Marketing Boards and Agribusiness Entrepreneurs. The institute is also playing an active role in orienting agricultural extension personnel towards agricultural marketing.