Regional Directorate, Gandhinagar

Name of Regional Directorate: Gandhinagar
Jurisdiction: Gujarat, UT of Daman & Diu
Address of Regional Directorate: Plot No. 272-273, Behind Central Bank of India, GH Road, Sector-16, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382016.
Name of Regional Director: Sh. Shailendra Singh
Contact details:Phone No. : 079-23222293, E-mail: [email protected]

Route map of directorate:
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Cooperatives in the State: Gujarat

S. No. Type of Cooperative Society Number of Societies
1 State Co-op. Bank 1
2 Central Co-op. Bank 18
3 State Co-op Land Development. Bank 1
4 Primary Agri. Credit Societies 9402
5 Nagrik Banks 229
6 Primary Non-agri. Credit Societies 5960
7 Marketing Societies 2174
8 Processing Societies 1204
9 Milk & livestock 16204
10 Farming 914
11 Fisheries 636
12 Consumers 2013
13 Housing 17461
14 Labour Contract 3710
15 Forest Labour 125
16 Irrigation 4628
17 Transport 121
18 Electricity 4
19 Other Non-credit 6561
20 Union & institute 40
21 Sugar 30
22 Industrial 4531
Total 75967

Implementation of NCDC Programmes:

Financial support by NCDC:

Up to 31.03.2019, NCDC has provided total assistance of Rs.3250.53 crore benefiting various Cooperative projects/units as below:

S. No. Scheme/Activity Cumulative Disbursement as on 31-03-2019 (Rs. in crore)
1 Marketing & Inputs 79.91
2 Sugar 1775.61
3 Textile 142.57
4 Processing 15.70
5 Weaker Sections 629.296
6 Consumer 23.29
7 Storage 91.61
8 Integrated Cooperative Development Project (ICDP) 8.82
9 Promotional Schemes 0.22
10 Service & Agri. Credit 470.88
11 MIS 12.621
Grand Total 3250.53

Achievements during last 5 years (Up to 31.03.2019)

Year Assistance(Rs. in crore)
Sections Disbursements
Number Amount
2014-15 15 187.37 133.35
2015-16 28 434.10 272.97
2016-17 23 663.23 424.04
2017-18 37 273.90 274.097
2018-19 9 178.85 338.40

Highlights of the programmes assisted and other relevant achievements/ issues during the last 5 years (2014-15 to 2018-19):

  • Sanctioned an assistance of Rs. 77.00 Crores for establishment of new spinning mill to Surat Vankar Sahkari Sangh Limited, Surat.
  • Assisted Bharuch Jilla Dugdh Utpadak Sahakari Sangh Limited for setting up 100MTPD Cattle feed plant at Aspirational District Narmada with financial assistance of Rs. 19.75 Crore.
  • Sanctioned assistance for establishment of two new Sugar mills in South Gujarat i.e. Kaveri Sugar Mill and Daman Ganga Sugar Mill.
  • Assistance sanctioned to Kutch Jilla Dudgh Utpadak Sahakari Sangh Limited, Kutch for setting up instant Chilling Centre and Cattle Feed plant of 300MTPD capacity.
  • Assisted Shree Narmada Khand Udyog Sahakari Mandli Ltd. for establishment of 45 KLPD Ethanol Plant with financial assistance of Rs.24.30 crore.
  • Sanctioned financial assistance to District Dairy Unions for construction of milk collection centres to 174 Village level Dairy cooperative societies.
  • Assisted Women Cooperative credit societies-Shree Swashrai Mahila Nagrik Dhiran Sewas Sahakri Mandli Ltd. Vadodara and Shree Surat Mahila Nagrik Dhiran Sewas Sahakri Mandli Ltd. Surat.
  • Assisted State’s only women Milk Producers Union Shree Morbi District Mahila Milk Producers Cooperative Union Ltd. for construction of 10 milk collection centres and 3 godowns.
  • Successfully organized Regional Women Workshop at Rajkot on the occasion of Mahila Kisan Diwas in 2018.
  • Organized one day training programme for dairy cooperatives at Gandhinagar on the occasion of Women Day in 2019.
  • New Initiatives in the Region during Year F.Y. 2019-20:

    • Promoting the idea for establishment of Agro Processing Units at tehsil level.
    • Promoting activities under Yuva Sahakar - Cooperative Enterprise Support & Innovation Scheme
    • Focussing primary level societies under SAHAKAR 22.
    • Commencing capacity building programme for PACS at Regional Training Centre of Laxmanrao Inamdar National Academy for Cooperative Research and Development (LINAC) at Gandhinagar.

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

    • Organized capacity building programme for women members of Primary Dairy Cooperatives at Aspirational district Narmada.
    • Released assistance for setting up Cattle feed plant of 100 MTPD capacity at Dediyapada.
    • Assisted Shree Narmada Khand Udyog Sahakari Mandli Ltd. for establishment of 45 KLPD Ethanol Plant with financial assistance of Rs.24.30 crore.

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

    Excellence:- Shree Kolithad Juth Seva Sahakari Mandali Ltd., Rajkot Best PACS
    Merit:-Shree Sevani Seva Sahakari Mandali Ltd., Surat.
    Excellence:-Varmadhar Dudh Utpadak Sahakri Mandali Ltd., Surendranagar Best Primary Cooperatives in Dairy Sector
    Merit:-Vagahnera Dush Utapadak Sahakari Mandali Ltd., Surat
    Excellence:-Shree Khedut Sahakri Khand Udyog Mandali Ltd., Pandvai, Bharuch Best Primary Cooperatives in Sugar Sector
    Merit:-Shree Madhi Vibhag Khand Udyog Sahakari Mandali Ltd.,Surat
    Excellence:-Shree Sorath Mahila Vikas Sahakri Mandali Kodinar,Gir-Somnath Best Women Cooperative
    Merit:-Shree Junagadh Mahila Sarafi Sahakri Mandali Ltd., Junagadh

    Development Opportunities in the State/Ut through Cooperatives:

    Export of Fruits & Vegetables / Women Cooperatives / Fisheries processing units / Agro Processing units.

    Success Stories :

    Valsad Navsari Jilla Fal Ane Shakbhaji Sahakari Sangh Ltd.” owner of brand “AMIDHARA” is a Co-Op Society Union having primary Horticulture Farmers Co-Op Societies as its members. There are 22 primary Co-Operative society members of VJFS with 45000 farmer members. The processing facility and infrastructure is located at Gandevi in Navsari district of Gujarat state. The Union deals in Fresh, Processed and Frozen Fruits and Vegetables in addition to other Food products. The Union is manufacturing and exporting Kesar Mango Pulp, Alphonso Mango Pulp. Mango Slices, Chikoo Pulp, Chikoo Slice, other Canned vegetables, Ready to Eat Curried Vegetables, various types of Pickles, Chutney, Paste, Tomato Ketchup, Jam and several kinds of Fruit Juices in “AMIDHARA” brand. We also process Tomato, Papaya, and Guava, Banana and other fruits and vegetables in different forms. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables are being supplied to domestic and overseas customers.

    All the production activities are carried out in a very hygienic condition as per quality and food safety standards requirement for domestic and various export markets. The F&V Union is certified with ISO 22000:2005, USFDA and FSSAI.

    Shree Narmada Khand Udyog Sahakari Mandli Limited Narmada

    The sugar mill was commenced its operation in 1996-97 with the crushing capacity of 2500 TCD. Total 22818 cane growers’ farmers are the members of the Sugar mill. The sugar mill has recently undergone modernization for improvement in its crushing capacity. By the virtue of progressive management, the sugar mill has also established an Ethanol plant of 45KLPD capacity with the assistance of NCDC.

    UT of Daman and Diu

    Cooperatives in the UT of Daman and Diu: Total – 99

    Sl. No. Type Daman Diu
    Working Defunct Total Working Defunct Total
    1 Consumer 1 - 1 3 1 4
    2 Dairy 1 4 5 - - -
    3 Farming - - - 1 - 1
    4 Fisheries 1 - 1 14 3 17
    5 Housing 19 2 21 - 14 14
    6 Industrial 2 1 3 - 4 4
    7 Forest Labour - - - 1 - -
    8 Marketing 1 - 1 - - -
    9 Multipurpose 2 1 2 1 1 2
    10 Non-Agri Credit 8 1 9 - - 1
    11 PACS 8 - 8 - - -
    12 Tribal 1 - 1 - - -
    13 Others - 2 2 - - -
    44 11 55 20 24 44

    Implementation of NCDC Programmes:
    Financial support by NCDC:

    Up to 31.03.2019, NCDC has provided total disbursement of Rs. 1.808 Crore benefitting various cooperative projects/units as follows:

    Beneficiary Year Assistance Purpose
    Sagar Putra Fisheries, Diu 1988-89 0.103 FRP fishing canoes
    Vivek Fisheries, Diu 1999-2000 1.360 10 mechanized boats
    Ratnakar Fisheries, Diu 2005-06 0.345 Expansion of Ice plant
    Total 1.808

    New Initiatives in the Region during F.Y. 2019-20:

    In coordination with Collector Diu, a meeting of fishermen cooperative societies had been held at Conference hall of Collectorate Diu on 18/5/2018.Ms. Vandana Rao IAS, Chief Officer; Diu Municipal Council chaired the meeting. Government Officials of Cooperative and Fisheries department were also present there. The objective of the meeting was to sensitize the stakeholders of the cooperative movement in the district of Diu

    For the first time, The Regional Award of NCDC, 2018 has been introduced in the Union Territory to motivate the cooperative societies. The award process has been completed for both the district and the award ceremony was successfully organized on 07.12.2018 to promote the cooperative societies

    NCDC Regional Awards for year 2018-19:

    Diu Excellence:-Shree Mahakaleshwar Fisheries Cooperative Society Ltd., Diu
    Daman Merit:-Matsya Udyog Vivdh Karyakari Sahakari Society Ltd., Daman