Industrial Co-operative Wing



                  Industrial Cooperatives have been organized with two objectives namely social and economic upliftment of the people below the poverty line.   The most important Social objective is to safeguard the interest of the poorest sections against   exploitative trends and to pave way for diffusions and dispersal of wealth.  The economic objective of these societies is to create employment opportunities for the people by increasing the production and productivity of the units and to inculcate competitive capability and acceleration in the field of Trade and Industries. 

Industrial Cooperatives, a wing of the Department of Industries and Commerce, plays a vital role

.In providing gainful employment to the rural people in general and women in particular through production type Industrial Cooperative Societies.

.In eliminating the exploitation of workers by middlemen through labour contract cooperative societies.

.In arranging for market for the products of rural artisans through Handicrafts Cooperative Societies.

.In providing infrastructural facilities including developed industrial sites or sheds to the small scale and tiny sector entrepreneurs through Industrial Cooperative Estate.

.In procuring green tea leaves through Cooperative Tea Factories and paying reasonable rate to the small tea growers of Nilgiris District.

.In helping the tapioca cultivators of Salem and Dharmapuri District in procuring the tapioca through member units of Sagoserve for processing of Starch and Sago.

.In sustaining the demand for made Tea in Nilgiris District in order to   ensure reasonable rate to the Small tea growers, tea is procured, blended and sold as 'Ooty Tea' through P.D.S. throughout Tamil Nadu by the Indcoserve.

.To stabilise the tea market and to eliminate the short comings in the conventional tea Auction system, a New Electronic Tea Auction Centre called 'Tea Serve', the first of this kind in the world has been launched and it translate sale of tea of 13,44,549 kgs. per month with perfect transparency to the satisfaction of the tea producers.

In nutshell Industrial Cooperative Societies ensure marketing of the finished products of the members, advantages of large scale economies to the members and mutual help among the members with cardinal principal of each for all and all for each.
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ORGANISATION CHART IN RESPECT OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATIVE WING AT THE OFFICE OF THE INDUSTRIES COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF INDUSTRIES AND COMMERCE


Industries Commissioner & Director of Industries & Commerce


Additional Commissioner of Industries and Commerce :


Joint Director of Industries and Commerce
(Coir & Industrial Cooperatives)