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Cooperative

Performance of Cooperative Department in Thoothukudi District

Head of Office

:

Joint  Registrar(Coop), Thoothukudi.

Office Address

:

Cooperative Societies,
Thoothukudi Region, Thoothukudi.

I. 353 Cooperative Societies are  functioning in  Thoothukudi District   as follows.

Sl.
No.

Type of Societies

No. of
Societies

1

District Central Cooperative Bank / Financing Bank

1

2

Consumer Cooperative Whole Sales Stores

1

3

Cooperative Printing Press

1

4

District Cooperative Union

1

5

Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Societies

152

6

Primary Cooperative Agricultural Rural Development Bank

3

7

Cooperative Urban Bank

8

8

Primary Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Societies

3

9

Primary Cooperative Stores

26

10

Employees Cooperative Thrift and Credit Societies

53

11

Urban Cooperative Credit Societies

3

 

Special Type of Societies

 

12

Cooperative Salt Societies

3

13

Cooperative Canteen

1

14

Cooperative Land Colonization Societies

1

15

Students Cooperative Stores

96

 

Total

353

  Office of the Deputy Registrar / Public  District System is functioning in the same building  annexed  with office of the Joint Registrar of Cooperative Societies.   This office has exclusively entrusted with the supervision of PDS shops functioning in Thoothukudi District .  It has control  over  790 Fair  Price Shops as detailed below.

II. No.of  Public Distribution System Shops in Thoothukudi District.

Sl.
No.

Type of Societies By Cooperative Societies

No.of Fair Price Shops

 

 

No.of Societies

Full Time Fair Price Shops

Part Time Shops

Total

1

Thoothukudi District Consumer Cooperative Whole Sale Stores

1

33

1

34

2

Primary Agricultural Producers
Cooperative Marketing Societies

3

51

5

56

1

Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Societies,

133

391

195

586

2

Primary Cooperative Stores

19

83

28

111

3

Others

1

3

-

3

 

Total

157

561

229

790

 

III.   Issue of Loans through Cooperatives :
                                                                                  ( Rs. in Lakhs)


Sl.No.

 

2011 – 12

 

 

Target

Issued upto 31.3.2012

1

Issue of Crop Loan

6100

6269.98

2

Issue if M.T. Loan

600

602.00

3

Issue  of  JL  Loan

103183

108943.65

4

Issue of  Produce Pledge Loan

296

317.02

5

Petty Traders

460

427.24

6

Issue  if NFS Loan

1980

141.01

7

Issue of Housing Loan

1110

988.68

8

Issue  of  Professional Loan

991

982.71

9

Working Women Loan

305

303.90

10

Women Enterprises Loan 

345

333.77

11

Maternity Loan

11

6.28

12

Self help Group Loan

585

586.40

13

Micro Credit  Loan

185

182.06

14

Tabcedco

100

6.04

15

Tamco

265

68.15

IV . Present Schemes under Implementation :

       Since  Cooperatives have wide network upto village level, the Department has decided to offer all kinds of Agri related  services under one roof.  Accordingly the following new activities are undertaken by the cooperatives.

 

(1) Formation of Agri Clinics :
  
       12 Agri Clinics were  formed in Thoothukudi District by Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Societies  to undertake  soil sample  test and  water sample test and offer valuable  suggestion to the Rural Agri Community

(2) Establishment of Agro Service Centers :

     48 Agro Service Centers  are established  in Thoothukudi District to offer various Agri machineries like  Tractor, Power tiller, weed Cutters, Power Sprayers etc., by Collecting reasonable hire  charges from  the farmers/ tenants
     
(3) Produce Pledge  Loan : 
         Hon’ble Minister for Cooperation has announced that the ceiling for produce pledge for individuals  is raised from Rs. 2/- Lakh to Rs. 3/- Lakshs.  For the year 2011 – 12  
Rs. 150/- lakhs  Target is fixed for issuing produce pledge thro Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Societies  and Rs. 162 Lakhs  issued upto 31.3.2012

(4)  Joint Liability Group    Formation.
             According to Hon’ble Minister for Cooperation’s  announcement target for formation of JLG for the year 2011 – 12 is 50.   This target is achieved since. 

(5) Establishment of  Common  Service Centers :

To facilitate  remote rural people to avail  modern computerized communication services like , issuing  of computerized patta Railway  E.Ticket  booking , Air ticket  booking , Computerized  mark  statement etc., the  Primary  Agricultural Cooperative Societies are  doing   Common Service Center activities   in their premises .  At present  there  are 27 Common Service Centers are functioning in the District .

 

 

(6) Seed Sales  :

For the benefit  of Farmers,  Cooperatives  are also distributing quality seeds , at reasonable  rates . In Thoothukudi District  Kovilpatti Primary  Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Society is acting as Seed Coordinator for Seed Sales thro Cooperatives   For the year 2011-12 , the Target  for the seed sales is  Rs. 50 lakshs of which 62.852 MTs Seeds  (Value Rs. 52.90 lakhs)  .   were  distributed  upto 31.3.2012

(7)  Fertilizers  Sales  :

The Sale of Chemical Fertilizers through Primary Cooperative Credit Societies for the year, was  9335 MTS and to the tune    of Rs. 722.62 Lakhs.  For the year 2011- 12  
Fertilizer sale is  7495 MTS and to the tune of Rs. 954.21 Lakhs upto 31.3.2012.


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