Regional Directorate, Chennai

Name of Regional Directorate: Chennai
Jurisdiction: Tamil Nadu and Puduchery
Complete Address of Regional Directorate:35, Garment Complex, 2nd Floor,Industrial Estate, Guindy,Chennai – 600 032
Name of Regional Director: Shri V. M. Chandirasekaran
Contact details:Ph: 044-2250 0034 / 2250 0824, E-mail: ro.Chennaincdc.in

Google Map link (Route map of Directorate):

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Name of the State : Tamil Nadu

Cooperatives in Tamil Nadu

S. No. Functional Registrars Category of Societies Number of Societies
1 Registrar of Cooperative Societies PACCS, APCMS, SCU, DCCB, FSCS, LAMPS , Consumer Stores, Printing Press, Labour Cooperatives etc. 10360
2 Director of Handlooms and Textiles Handloom, Weavers, Spinning, Textile etc. 1384
3 Director of Sugar Sugar Cooperatives 18
4 Director of Industries and Commerce Industrial Cooperatives i.e. Tea, Coir etc. 353
5 Director of Fisheries Fishery 1387
6 Director of Milk Production and Dairy Development Dairy 8850
7 Director of Sericulture Sericulture 26
8 Director of Animal Husbandry Animal Husbandry 857
9 Director of Social Welfare/ Director, Integrated Child Dev. Services Project Women 169
10 Chief Executive Officer, Khadi and Village Industries Board. Village Industries 654
11 Director of Rural Development Rural Development 45
12 Director of Agriculture Horticulture, Agri. Engg. & Oilseeds 526
13 CEO, TN Palm Products and Dev. Board Palmery Cooperatives 1005
14 The Registrar of Cooperative Societies (Housing) Housing 1035
15 Central Registrar of Cooperative societies, Department of Agril., Cooperation and Farmers Welfare Multi State Cooperative Societies 85
    Total 26754

Implementation of NCDC Programmes :

Financial support by NCDC:

Up to 31.03.2020, NCDC has provided total assistance of Rs.3697.97 crore benefiting various Cooperative projects/units as below:

S. No. Scheme/Activity Cumulative Disbursement as on 31-03-2020 (Rs. in crore)
1 Marketing & Inputs 672.56
2 Sugar 199.34
3 Textile 478.94
4 Processing 162.41
5 Weaker Sections 14.33
6 Consumer 68.91
7 Storage& Cold Storage 18.37
8 Integrated Cooperative Development Project (ICDP) 21.24
9 Promotional Schemes 2060.15
10 Service & Agri. Credit 1.72
  Grand Total 3697.97

Sector wise cumulative disbursements & Cumulative disbursement as on 31-03-2020 (Rs in crore)

Achievements during last 5 years (Up to 31.03.2020)

Year

Assistance(Rs. in crore)

Sections

Disbursements
Number Amount
2015-16 2 300.00 22.21
2016-17 5 188.18 55.55
2017-18 1 17.06 143.10
2018-19 10 4.19 79.79
2019-20 9 0.1062 21.239

Highlights of the programmes assisted and other relevant achievements/ issues during the last 5 years (2015-16 to 2019-20):

Processing Spinning Mills:

Tea Cooperatives:

Sugar:

Storage:

Other Weaker Section Programmes

Fisheries:

Dairy Cooperatives:

Assistance to All India Weaker Section Peoples’(ST) Thrift and Credit Society Ltd :

Service Sector:

Integrated Cooperative Development Project:

Promotional and developmental Programme:

  • The Anna, Bharathi, Kanyakumari, Pudukkottai and Krishnagiri Cooperative Spinning Mills were rehabilitated and modernized with NCDC’s financial assistance of Rs. 132.053 crore at a total block cost of Rs.147.21 crore. The modernization work in respect of all the Cooperative Spinning Mills was completed in November 2015 and all the mills are working in full capacity. Assistance was also sanctioned for purchase of additional machineries by these mills at a block cost of Rs.19.295 crore in 2016-17 and funds released in 2017-18. The mills have since completed the installation of the additional machineries. The mills have incurred additional expenditure due to GST introduction and cost escalation and likely to approach NCDC for additional assistance from NCDC. An amount of Rs. 1.58 crore has been released to 5 Spinning Mills as Subsidy on 26.09.2019. Further, an amount of Rs. 50 lakhs has been released as subsidy on 31.03.2020.
  • Assistance for modernisation of Tamil Nadu Coop. Tex. Processing Mills, Erode at a block cost of Rs.2.20 crore was sanctioned in 2016-17 and completed in Dec. 2017. An amount of Rs. 33 lakh has been released by NCDC as Subsidy during the year 2019-20
  • NCDC has sanctioned an amount of 3.60 crore at a block cost of Rs. 4 to Tamil Nadu Cooperative Textile Processing Mills Ltd. for purchase and installation of Cheese dyeing machinery during 2018-19. Now on 31.03.2020 NCDC has released the balance amount of Rs. 1.95 crore.
  • NCDC has provided Rs.10.49 crore for development / establishment of Tea Cooperatives and INDCOSERVE and implemented an Integrated Cooperative Tea Development Project in Nilgiris district for modernization of 13 Coop. Tea Factories (modernization of machinery & computer controlled system and installation of heat recovery systems) and construction of warehouse by Indcoserve.
  • NCDC has provided Rs. 461.88 crore to the Govt. of Tamil Nadu for the development of Cooperative Sugar Mills for Modernisation and Expansion, by-products units, working capital etc. NCDC has released an amount of Rs.17.06 crore as working capital loan to the State Govt. during 2017-18 to meet the part working capital requirement of the Chengalrayan and Vellore Coop. Sugar Mills in the State.
  • An amount of Rs.19.37 crore have been provided for construction of 4759 rural and 410 marketing godowns with capacity of 982728 MTs and 2 cold storages with a capacity of 3750 tons in the State.
  • NCDC has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs.15.88 crore and Rs.45.06 crore to the Govt. of Tamil Nadu for implementation of Integrated Marine Fisheries Development Project (IMFDP) Phase-I & II respectively for the development of fishery cooperatives in Tamil Nadu. The IMFDP Phase-I has been fully implemented and the implementation of IMFDP Phase-II was discontinued in the second year of implementation due to Tsunami during the year 2004.

    Coir Cooperatives:

  • NCDC has provided financial assistance of Rs.316.26 lakh for implementation of an Integrated Cooperative Coir Development Project in the State at a total block cost of Rs.411.34 lakh for Coir processing units viz. Fibre Extraction, Automatic Yarn Spinning, Semi-Automatic Loom and also margin money assistance provided to TANCOFED. The Coir Board has also provided subsidy of Rs.84.24 lakh for this project.
  • NCDC has provided financial assistance of Rs. 894.25 lakh to Govt. of Tamil Nadu for implementation of Integrated Dairy Projects by Tirunelveli District Coop. Milk Producers Union at a block cost of Rs.705.00 lakh in 1986-87 and Virudhunagar District Milk Producers Union at a block cost of Rs.465.50 lakh in 1991-92 and Expansion and conversion of Freon Refrigeration System into Ammonia Refrigeration System at Ambattur Dairy by Tamil Nadu Coop. Milk Producers Federation Ltd, Chennai at a block cost of Rs.107.00 lakh.
  • Besides above, under Integrated Coop. Dev. Projects (ICDPs), NCDC has provided Rs. 514.856 lakh to Madurai Milk Union and Rs. 33.394 lakh to Milk Producers Coop. Societies.
  • During 2017-18 short term working capital assistance of Rs.15.00 lakh was released under direct finance scheme of NCDC to All India Weaker Section Peoples’(ST) Thrift and Credit Society Ltd. for expanding business activities of their members.
  • NCDC has so far provided as working capital loan of Rs.1950 crore to Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative bank (TNSC Bank) and Rs.120 crore to Tamil Nadu Cooperative State Agriculture and rural Development bank ltd. for jewel loan operations through their affiliated banks.
  • Out of 37 districts in Tamil Nadu, so far ICDP has been completed in 28 districts and 4 projects in the districts of Namakkal, Thiruvallur, Kanyakumari and Chennai are under implementation. With implementation of these ICDPs, all the erstwhile 32 districts in the State have been covered under ICDP scheme of NCDC. So far, NCDC has provided total financial assistance of Rs. 672.523 crore to the Govt. of Tamil Nadu for implementing ICDP in the State as on 15.04.2020. The State Govt. has approved for implementation of ICDP Phase-II in 9 districts ie., Virudhunagar, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Tiruppur, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Thiruvannamalai, Ramanathapuram and Kancheepuram District. Natesan Institute of Cooperative Management (NICM) has been allotted 5 districts viz. Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Villupram & Cuddalore. ICM, Madurai has been allotted 4 Districts i.e Virudhnagar, Tiruppur, Thiruvannamalai & Ramnathpuram. Now, preparation of DPR for these 9 ICD projects is in final stage.
  • Regional workshop for the improvement of women cooperatives was organized on 14.07.2016 at Natesan Institute of Cooperative Management, in which there were 79 women representatives from various women cooperatives.

New Initiatives in the Region during Year F.Y. 2020-21:

  • Promotion and Formation of Farmer Producers Organisation (FPOs).
  • Encouraging the potential Cooperatives to export their products under Cooperative Sector Exports Promotion Council (COOPEXCIL).
  • Encouraging the cooperatives for promotion and development of scientific beekeeping and production of quality honey by availing the financial assistance from NCDC under Govt. of India Scheme National Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM).
  • Encouraging newly formed cooperative societies for availing assistance for innovative schemes / ventures under Yuva Sahakar scheme of NCDC
  • ICDP phase –II in 9 Districts of Tamil Nadu.
  • Training of cooperative personnel in LINAC sponsored programmes.

Initiatives for development of Aspirational Districts (identified by NITI Aayog) through Cooperatives:

Virudhnagar & Ramanathapuram districts in Tamil Nadu have been identified by NITI Aayog as Aspirational Districts. In these 2 districts, Integrated Cooperative Development Projects has already been implemented with block cost of Rs.862.51 lakh and Rs.655.29 lakh respectively. The 5 year project in Virudhnagar district was completed on 31.03.1995 and in Ramnathapuram District on 30.09.2003. Now the State Government is proposing to implement ICDP Phase-2 in 9 districts including Virudhnagar & Ramanathapuram. NCDC is giving more emphasis for the development of Cooperatives in all sectors in the Aspirational Districts of the State. All types of Cooperative societies in these two districts will be able to avail financial assistance under 2nd phase of ICDP.

Development Opportunities in the State through Cooperatives:

  • Implementation of ICDP phase – II in 9 Districts viz. Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Kancheepuram, Krishnagiri, Ramanathapuram, Thiruvannamalai, Tiruppur, Villupuram and Virudhungar.
  • Solar Power Projects in Cooperative Spinning Mills.
  • Dairy projects under DIDF Scheme & normal Scheme of NCDC.
  • Promoting Agriculture Grading, Packing, Processing and other value addition activities.
  • Assistance to Fisheries Cooperative Societies through TAFCOFED for supply of inputs.
  • Promotion and Formation of FPOs.

Success Stories :

ICDP Namakkal: Pondamangalam PACCS has availed Margin Money assistance of Rs. 40.00 lakh and also has availed Rs. 10.84 lakh for Modernisation of office building, Purchase of cash counting machine, computer, installation of solar power panel, UPS, RO water system and cash counter. Due to timely assistance from ICDP, the society has increased its business turnover and wiped out accumulated loss of the society and now earning net profit. This has benefited members of the society to utilise the various services offered to them

ICDP Tiruvallur : Poonimangadu PACCS has availed Rs. 20.00 lakh for construction of new office building, margin money assistance of Rs. 5.00 lakh, Rs. 2.50 lakh for construction of compound wall, 3.00 lakh for installation of solar power panel, Rs. 2.00 for repair and renovation of fertilizer godown and Rs. 2.60 lakh for customer safe locker. Overall it has enhanced the level of business and confidence among the members of the society.

ICDP Kanyakumari : Colachel fishermen cooperative society has availed Rs. 15.00 lakh for construction of office building cum godown, Rs. 2.50 lakh for modernization, Rs 1.50 lakh for modern banking counter. It has attracted the members and customers to avail the services of the society and society is earning net profit.

Vellikodu PACCS : has availed loan assistance of Rs 25.00 lakh for construction of new office building, Rs. 3.00 lakh for installation of solar power panel, Rs 1.50 lakh for modern cash counter. The new facelift of the society has attracted members and customers and has increased the business turnover and earning net profit.

Ramanathapuram District Cooperative Spinning Mill : Ramanathapuram CSM has availed the financial assistance to modernize the mill under Mordersation cum Rehabilitation programme with the project cost of Rs. 28.02 crores from NCDC for phase I. The Phase II modernisation programme was implemented with assistance at a cost of Rs. 265/- lakhs for purchase 2 autoconer machine with accessories. With the above assistance from NCDC the mill had increased the production and reduced the cost of production. The Mill is producing cone yarn and hank yarn for Govt. Scheme such as Cost free Dhotis and Sarees distribution Scheme and free school uniform.

NCDC Regional Awards for coops for the year 2018-19:

Excellence:-Vanavasi Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Society, Vanavasi P.O., Mettur Taluk, Salem District – 636 457. PACS
Merit:-Muhilanvilai Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Society, Monikettipottal P.O, Kanyakumari District – 629 501.
Excellence:-Educational and Electricity Generation & Distribution Cooperative Thrift & Credit Society, Periyakulam P.O., Theni District – 625 601. Best Primary Cooperatives in Two Prominent Sectors of the State
Excellence:-Pallipalayam Farmers Service Cooperative Society, Pallipalayam, Erode, Namakkal District - 638 006.
Merit:- Athimalaipattu Arignar Anna Cotton-cum-Silk Handloom Weavers Cooperative Production & Sales Society, Onnupuram Post, Arni Taluk, Thiruvannamalai District-632315.
Merit:- Salem District Starch and Sago Manufacturer’s Service Industrial Cooperative Society, Salem- 636 302.
Excellence:-Kancheepuram Ladies Tailoring Cooperative Society, Sevilimedu, Kancheepura WOMEN COOPERATIVE
Merit:- 1. Velapadi Women’s Tailoring and Small Industrial Service Cooperative Society, Vellore District.
2. Nilgiris District Tailoring Women Development Cottage Cooperative Credit Society, Nilgiris District.

(Regional Award Function held on 21.02.2020 at Savera hotel, Chennai)

Name of the UT : Puducherry

Cooperatives in the UT of Puducherry:

Sl. No. Type of Societies Total
Credit Societies
1 State Co-operative Bank 1
2 Central Land Development Bank 1
3 Co-operative Union Bank 1
4 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies 54
5 Staff / Employee Credit Societies 80
Non- Credit Societies
1 Marketing Societies 2
2 Sugar Factory 1
3 Milk Producers’ Co-operative Societies 124
4 Fisherman Societies 66
5 Weavers Societies 14
6 Industrial Societies 14
7 Spinning Mills 2
8 Consumer Stores 15
9 Women’s Societies 7
10 Housing Societies 55
11 Labor Contract Societies 27
12 Transport Societies 7
13 Student Stores 21
14 Other Non Credit Societies (Agrl. Landless Laborers) 15
15 State Cooperative Union 1
16 Multi State Cooperative societies 4
  Total(I+II) 512

Implementation of NCDC Programmes :

Financial support by NCDC:

Up to 31.03.2019, NCDC has provided total assistance of Rs.49.64 crore benefiting various Cooperative projects/units as below:

S. No. Scheme/Activity Cumulative Disbursement as on 31-03-2020 (Rs. in crore)
1 Sugar 20.00
2 Textile 29.25
3 Processing 0.080
4 Weaker Sections 0.033
5 Consumer 0.010
6 Storage 0.270
  Total 49.64

Sector wise cumulative disbursements

Achievements during last 5 years (Up to 31.03.2020):

During the last 5 years no projects were taken up for assistance. However promotional meetings are being held with the Officials of the UT Govt. & Cooperative societies to discuss the future prospect of Cooperatives in the UT of Puducherry.

Highlights of the programmes assisted and other relevant achievements

  • Rehabilitation-cum-modernisation of Pondicherry Coop. Spinning Mills Ltd - Assistance through Puducherry Govt. at a block cost of Rs.29.50 crores (NCDC’s Share- Rs.25.63 crore) sanctioned in 2005-06. NCDC has so far released Rs. 22.25 crore to the UT Govt.
  • Working Capital Assistance to Pondicherry Coop. Spinning Mills – Assistance through Puducherry Govt.- Rs.7 crore sanctioned in 2006-07.
  • Working Capital Assistance to Pondicherry Coop. Sugar Mills – Assistance through Puducherry Govt – Rs.20 crore sanctioned in 2006-07.
  • Construction of 4000 MT godown for Pondicherry Coop. Sugar Mills under credit link capital investment subsidy (GBY) – Rs. 0.27 crore in 2006-07.

New Initiatives in the Region during Year F.Y. 2020-21:

  • Promotion and Formation of Farmer Producers Organisation (FPOs).
  • Encouraging the potential Cooperatives to export their products under Cooperative Sector Exports Promotion Council (COOPEXCIL).
  • Encouraging the cooperatives for promotion and development of scientific beekeeping and production of quality honey by availing the financial assistance from NCDC under Govt. of India Scheme National Beekeeping and Honey Mission (NBHM).
  • Encouraging newly formed cooperative societies for availing assistance for innovative schemes / ventures under Yuva Sahakar scheme of NCDC
  • Formulation and Preparation of DPR for ICDP in 2 Districts of UT namely Puducherry and Karaikal.
  • Training of cooperative personnel in LINAC sponsored programmes.

Development Opportunities in the UT through Cooperatives:

  • Upgradation of Spinning Mills through ICDP assistance.
  • Working capital assistance to all types of Cooperatives for business development.
  • Term loan and Margin Money assistance to all eligible Cooperative Societies under ICDP.