Regional Directorate, Bhubaneswar

Name of Regional Directorate: Bhubaneswar
Jurisdiction: OdishaAddress: Ground Floor, Alok Bharti Tower, Sahid Nagar, Bhubaneswar – 751 007
Name of Regional Director: Shri Kulkarni Abhijeet Dattatraya
Contact details: (CRM: 9311765336); Ph: 0674-2542107, Fax: 0674-2545874, E-mail:

(Route map of Directorate):

Cooperatives in Odisha:

S.No. Category of Societies Number
1 Apex State Level Cooperative Organizations  9
2 Central Societies 125
3 PACS 2710
4 CARD Banks 45
5 Urban Coop. Banks 11
6 Employees credit & Thrift Coop. Societies 303
7 Credit & Thrift (including MPCS(Credit), WMPCS
(Credit), Women(Credit) Coop. Societies
8 House Building Coop. Societies 144
9 Primary Consumer Coop. Societies 169
10 Labour Contract Coop. Societies 66
11 Multipurpose Coop. Societies 247
12 Women & Women Multipurpose Coop. Societies 196
13 Fruit & Vegetable Coop. Societies 55
14 Canteen Coop. Societies 23
15 Other Coop. Societies 248
  Total 4510


Implementation of NCDC Programmes in Odisha:

Financial support by NCDC:

Up to 31.03.2023, NCDC has provided total assistance of Rs.3334.4926 crore benefiting various Cooperative projects/units as below:

S.No. Scheme/Activity Cumulative Disbursements as on
31.03.2021 (Rs. in crore)
1 Marketing & Inputs 46.67
2 Sugar 20.04
3 Textile 20.72
4 Processing 7.19
5 Weaker Sections 30.03
6 Consumer 7.91
7 Storage& Cold Storage 26.84
8 Integrated Cooperative Development Project (ICDP) 31.51
9 Promotional Schemes 0.03
10 Service & Agri. Credit 2908.02
11 Assistance for Computerization 0.16
12 FPO 1.44
13 FFPO(PMMSY) 0.19
14 Other 230.73
  Total 3334.49

Sector wise cumulative disbursements as on 31.03.2023 (Rs. in Crore)

Achievements during last 5 years (Up to 31.03.2023):

NCDC has played a significant role in the development of cooperative sector of Odisha state. NCDC has funded different dairy projects, ICDP projects, godown & cold storage, cooperative banks, apex level marketing federations, CSR project etc. and looking forward to nurture and support them on cooperative principles.

Year Sanction Release
2017-18 121.50


2018-19 7.35 4.65
2019-20 1.60 3.747
2020-21 1.43 0.80
2021-22 7.10 3.92
2022-23 6.49 1.55

Highlights of the programmes assisted and other relevant achievements/ issues:

  • Provided assistance to cooperatives under direct funding schemes of NCDC.  Total sanctions during last five year is Rs. 48.08 Cr under for 65 units. 
  • In last 5 years PACS have been assisted for construction and up-gradation of Godowns/showrooms in the Odisha region.
  • 2 awards have been received for excellent work in Hindi language from the Chairman, NARAKAS (Department of Official Language Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI). 
  • During 2020-21, RTC Bhubaneswar has conducted 5  online trainings for the co-operators/ representatives of PACS.
  • An internship has been successfully completed under Sahakar Mitra scheme of NCDC.

NITI Aayog has identified 10 Aspirational Distrits in Odisha i.e. Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Gajapati, Nuapada, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Bolangir, Dhenkanal & Nabarangpur. NCDC is concentrating on generation of proposals under direct funding during visits to these districts for nurturing of the primary cooperatives.

Flagship Programmes of NCDC:

  • PMMSY: State level training cum workshop conducted in Chandipur, in which more than 300 participants from all the districts of Odisha participated. 2 district level workshops in costal districts of the state are proposed in the current financial year.
  • Sahakar Mitra: 2 batches of Sahakar Mitra interns have completed their internship successfully. Under the scheme, interns prepared model business reports.
  • FPO: 6 CBBOs have started the work towards formation of 17 FPOs in Odisha.
  • FFPO: 2 CBBOs have started the work towards formation of 5 FFPOs in Odisha.

Development Opportunities in the State through Cooperatives:

  • The traditional financing activities like margin money assistance & working capital assistance for business expansion to primary cooperatives will give further boost in the state.
  • There is a prominent scope for financing of weaker section activities such as fisheries, tribal, handlooms and women.
  • Possibilities for creation of infrastructure for storage and marketing and input needs of apex federations like (FISHFED and MARKFED) will be further explored.
  • Nurturing of Primary Cooperatives–Field visits will be undertaken to collect information for nurturing primary level cooperatives as well as generate proposals for business will be further explored.