Domestic operations of Nafed mainly comprise of Outright business, Joint Venture business with member federations/societies, Agency & Consignment business and implementation of Price Support Scheme, PSF Scheme, Market Intervention Scheme of the Government of India. Nafed helps farmers by procuring their produce like Foodgrains, Pulses, Oilseeds, Spices, Cotton, Tribal produce, Jute & Jute products, Eggs, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables through the established cooperative network all over the country with active involvement of marketing societies at mandi level. NAFED also provides marketing assistance to the farmers by arranging disposal of their produce on consignment basis at terminal markets to enable them fetch best possible price for their produce.
Nafed at the behest of Govt. of India also serves the consumers' interests through supply of various essential items such as, Onions, Potatoes, Eggs etc. during scarce marketing situation or when the prices of such commodities rise abnormally.