A transparency of trade prevails between growers and traders at Shopian mandi as most of the sales take place in vicinity of the growers. From the day Shopian mandi was inaugurated in 2006, the standard of living of growers and farmers of the area has gone up as they are seeing a major rise in rates of their production, which was not possible when all the sales was done in the absence of growers in fruit markets located outside the state. Not only growers but also the traders of the area are working hard in order to generate large volumes of revenue from the Shopian mandi by selling out the production of fruits at the maximum possible cost, which in turn has boosted the economic standard of the district in particular and the valley in general.
Shopian mandi has made it possible to drive people in other business concepts, like Transport Agents, as voluminous goods are transported to different states of India. Every year hundreds of load carriers from outside the state and from within the state are helping their families to live a standard lifestyle by supplying more and more goods to other parts of the country and making their money. Transport agents are acting as a bridge between the traders of Shopian mandi and load carrier holders.
Shopian mandi is helping the educated and unemployed youth of the area to earn their livelihood by being one of the major job providers of the district. Hundreds of youth are getting their pockets filled with money by working as accountants, laborers, insurance agents and likewise. Moreover many tea stalls and street food vendors can be seen outside the fruit market that are making money by providing their services to the people who work inside the premises of Shopian mandi.