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A) Distribution of Fertilisers      

  1. The crop  loan issued by Cooperative banks consists of cash portion and  kind  portion.   The  kind  portion includes  Fertilisers, Pesticides,  Seeds  which  are being supplied  by Tamil Nadu Cooperative Marketing Federation  through Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Societies.
  2. TANFED  purchase Chemical Fertilisers  from  the  leading manufacturers like M/s.IFFCO,  KRIBHCO, IPL, Coromandal,  FACT, MCF, RCF, GNFC, SPIC, Kothari, etc. and  distributing  through Primary  Agricultural  Cooperative Credit Societies.
  3. Details  of Chemical Fertilisers distributed  during the last 7 years are as follows :


Year
(1)

Quantity  (Mts)
(2)

Value
(Rs. in crores)
(3)

     

2003 - 2004

78,597

48.78

2004 - 2005

1,46,765

90.10

2005 -  2006

1,68,310

105.80

2006 – 2007

2,18,077

141.07

2007 – 2008

2,93,849

212.24

2008 – 2009

8,83,144

587.09

2009 – 2010 

8,21,120

 547.31

2010 – 2011 

7,84,364 

  585.82

2011-2012

625349 
661.30

2012-2013                                     

 
4,50,056 
  
578.27
2013- 2014  
3,52,510 
458.97

2014 – 2015 upto 31.07.2014  

88,179

127.23

  1. Nearly 40% of the requirement of  Fertiliser in Tamil Nadu are met out by TANFED through Cooperative Societies.
  2. DAP – TANFED was appointed as Nodal Agency from July 2007 to October 2010 by the Government of Tamil Nadu.  Now vide Government letter No.22507/AP3/10 dated 22.10.2010 Government have allowed 50% of the monthly requirement to be channeled through Cooperatives.
  3. TANFED is  a Member of Fertiliser Association of India (FAI).
  4. To monitor the stocks of Chemical Fertilisers at PACCS level, introduced SMS system to collect the stock details on daily basis.

          
 B) MANUFACTURE OF FERTILISERS

TANFED is  undertaking manufacture of  its  own  granulated mixtures of  Pamani 17:17:17   fertilisers   with right mix up of NPK with special   ingredient, ie., neem cake. 

  • This product is very popular  among the farmers in Tamil Nadu.
  • This  Plant  was commissioned  in  April  1971  with  the  cost of Rs.110/-  lakhs with  an  annual  production capacity  of    30,000 Tonnes. It is situated at Pamani Village, Mannargudi, Tiruvarur District.   
  • Details of production and sale of Pamani NPK 17:17:17  for the last
    7 years are  given below

 

 

Year

(1)

Production
(2)

Sales
(3)

Qty.in MTs.

Value
(Rs.in Lakhs)

Qty.in MTs.

Value
(Rs.in Lakhs)

2003 – 2004

1023

166.10

3421

278.54

2004 – 2005

5391

402.45

6279

511.97

2005 – 2006

16188

1138.47

15186

1244.48

2006 – 2007

18650

1303.95

18099

1492.32

2007 – 2008

18711

1334.33

20322

1703.77

2008 – 2009

11895

891.66

12039

988.24

2009 – 2010

14,813

1091.75 

14,248

 1189.00

2010 – 2011

12,500

1033.56

13,051

  1161.54

  2011-2012

15027

  1992.26
13519   
1879.14  

  2012-2013  

13,926 
2,358.19
   
13,867
 
2,476.82

2013-2014                               

14,053
2,380.83
13,715 
2468.08

2014-2015 upto 31.07.2014                        

3288
 557.51
 2713 
491.05

    

  1. Pamani Fertilisers are sold through PACCS.  In addition, Tamil   Nadu   Government   has   permitted TANFED to appoint private dealers, to sell the Pamani 17:17:17 from Dec.2005 onwards. TANFED has proposed to increase its production from 2 shifts to 3 shifts at the Pamani
    Fertiliser Plant.
               Pamani Plant which is running for the last four decades has been renovated during 2010 – 11 to ensure higher productivity.
     

  2. C) TANFED FERTILISER MIXTURES
    At  present Fertiliser mixtures are produced in Trichy, Madurai and Vellore. Details of production and sale of Mixtures  for the last 7 years  are as follows:

 

Year

Production
(2)

Sales
(3)

Qty.in MTs.

Value
(Rs.in Lakhs)

Qty.in MTs.

Value
(Rs.in Lakhs)

2003 - 2004

1062

35.71

1021

40.20

2004 - 2005

1933

62.08

1987

78.75

2005 – 2006

5545

188.59

5474

228.30

2006 – 2007

8839

304.69

8810

375.20

2007 – 2008

11157

375.53

10961

494.36

2008 – 2009

21537

888.53

20856

1033.34

2009 – 2010

20,689

739.59  

19,838 

927.02

2010 – 2011

17,388

804.89

17517 

928.40 

2011-2012                                                                           

20229

. 1020.00  
19755  
1179.99

2012-2013              

20,262

1,527.75
 19,739  
1,567.28

2013-2014 

12,285 
943.61
12,436
1005.54

2014 – 2015 upto 31.07.2014

2269 

172.90

2294

186.27

  

 Mixing Units at Trichy, Madurai and Vellore have been mechanised to improve the quality at a cost of Rs.15 lakhs.

D) DISTRIBUTION OF PESTICIDES, SEEDS & AGRICULTURAL  IMPLEMENTS
TANFED purchases  Pesticides, Seeds and Agricultural Implements from leading manufacturers and distribute through   the  Primary  Cooperatives in the districts.   The details of the value of these inputs distributed during past  7 years are as follows:-

                                                                                  (Value : Rs.in Lakhs)


Year
(1)

Pesticides
(2)

Seeds
(3)

Implements
(4)

Total
(5)

2003-2004

10.75

7.23

0.32

18.30

2004-2005

23.44

3.70

3.04

30.18

2005-2006

107.88

28.16

6.02

142.06

2006–2007

77.87

23.86

4.87

106.60

2007 – 2008

144.71

40.27

11.75

196.73

2008 – 2009

120.85

42.68

19.84

183.37

2009 – 2010

225.42 

141.84

44.80

411.76

2010 – 2011

253.22

364.10 

96.37 

713.69

2011-2012

355.04

338.04 
22.75 
715.83

2012-2013      

210.12

246.96
29.80
    486.88

2013-2014      

169.26
347.30
 8.53 
 525.09

2014 – 2015 upto 31.07.2014

  43.28

  10.93   

 0.85

55.06

  

TANFED owns a seed processing plant at  Mannargudi which was commissioned during 1980 with a cost of  Rs.3/-  lakhs where quality paddy seeds are processed and distributed  to  the farmers.


E) STORAGE GODOWNS


1)       For  the purpose of storing agricultural inputs as  well  as agricultural commodities, TANFED constructed 39 godowns with the financial assistance from NCDC at various places.  Now, TANFED owns
a combined storage capacity of 28,140 MTs.  In addition to the own godowns,  TANFED hired 9 godowns with the capacity of 3,450 MTs. in needy  areas with   a  view to  minimise the transport  carrying cost   of agricultural inputs.

2)       For storage of seeds, 300 MTs capacity seed godown is under construction at a cost of Rs.42 lakhs under ICDP in Mannargudi.

 

F) AGRICULTURAL MARKETING

  • Being  a marketing Federation, TANFED does the work of procurement of  Agricultural commodities such as cotton, chillies,  maize, coriander, pulses, oil seeds, pepper, turmeric, etc. 
  • Procurement operation is undertaken from the farmers through the Cooperative    Marketing      Societies    and    the Regulated    Markets to fetch remunerative price for     the  farmers.
  • This activity  is being done  under  joint  venture  basis with Cooperative Marketing Societies.
  • Under the PSS 2010 TANFED is acting as agent to NAFED and copra is procured from the coconut farmers in 22 procurement centres in Tamil nadu.  Procured copra supplied to NAFED.
  • Details of performance made in Agricultural Marketing for the past
    7 years  are   as follows:-

Year

Qty in Tonnes

Value
(Rs. in lakhs)

(1)

(2)

(3)

2003 – 2004

2287

645.27

2004 – 2005

1852

328.92

2005 – 2006

1334

272.26

2006 – 2007

1161

218.86

2007 – 2008
Copra

1072
5676

210.06
2054.93

2008 – 2009

2486

295.11

2009 – 2010
 

2625

515.67

Copra

27045

12035.00

2010 – 2011

2146

679.58

Copra

7434

3308.00

2011-2012          
                              Copra
IKSL mobile recharge coupon sales

9823.642
1612.900

115634 Nos.

  1602.70
822.57

520.34

2012-2013


                              Copra

IKSL mobile recharge coupon sales                      

14,974

28,386

66,354 Nos.

  2,767.00

 14,477.00

498.00

2013-2014

Copra                                     

IKSL mobile recharge coupon sales                          

19,071

435

21,780 Nos

3,727.03

228.60

327.43


2014-2015 upto 31.07.2014

IKSL mobile recharge coupon sales


10865 

4485 Nos.

 1804.71

 29.00

 

TANFED sells crackers at very reasonable price to the general public.  TANFED also act as Nodel Agency for distributing crackers to the rural area through PACCs in the State during the last 5 years.

The details of sale of crackers for the past five years are as follows

Year

Value
(Rs. in lakhs)

2006

101.05

2007

80.25

2008

51.41

2009

74.22

2010

86.00

 

G) COLD STORAGES

TANFED has established two Cold Storage units at Chennai  for the purpose  of  storing  vegetables, fruits and perishables of the farmers,  traders and General Public. The  storage space are allotted  on monthly rental basis.

 

2010-2011

% of Utilisation

Rent earned

Cold Storage I          

70% 

21.81  lakhs

Cold Storage II       

55% 

  39.81akhs

2011-2012         

% of Utilisation

Rent earned

Cold Storage I          

56.75%

21.94  lakhs

Cold Storage II 

55.08%

44.89  lakhs

2012-2013  

% of Utilisation

Rent earned

Cold Storage I          

45%

26.08  lakhs

 

Cold Storage II 

48%

 

48.09  lakhs

 

 

Cold Storage I                                                          
Cold Storage II                                                      

45%

45% 

21.86  lakhs

37.96  lakhs

Cold Storage I                                                          
Cold Storage II                                                      
upto 31.07.2014 

61%

62%

12.68  lakhs

17.91  lakhs

 (1) BASIN BRIDGE :

  • The first Cold Storage Godown of TANFED was established in the year  1973 at  Basin  Bridge , Chennai.

         The installed capacity of this godown is 1350 MTs  Total cost of this project  was Rs.9.55 lakhs.

 
(2) KOYAMBEDU :

  • TANFED  installed  its  second Cold Storage  at  Koyambedu Vegetable Market  Complex, Chennai by  availing  loan facility from NCDC, Share Capital assistance from the State Govt. and subsidy from Ministry of Food Processing. 
  • The installed capacity of this godown is 2500 MTs. Total cost of this project was Rs.198.75 lakhs

  Modernisation of Cold Storages :


TANFED has taken-up the work of modernisation  the above cold storages with latest state of the art split refrigeration system with automation and material handling system.  It is also planning to implement the inventory management system to have proper control on stocks stored by the customers at a over all project cost of Rs.200 lakhs.                                                      
H) KEROSENE DISTRIBUTION

  • TANFED  installed  one kerosene bunk at Kodambakkam  with a storage capacity of 15 Kilo Litres in the year 1969 and  continue its  function  as wholesaler  till date.   
  • In  addition  to  the wholesale  distribution,  in order to cater to the needs  of the ration  card  holders, four retail kerosene bunks are functioning in Kodambakkam   (Chennai), Mannargudi  and   Coimbatore  under  Public  Distribution Scheme.
  • Around 50,000 litres of kerosene is supplied to the card holders every month in  each  of  these retail outlets.
  • The allocation  of kerosene for both wholesale  and  retail distribution  is  made by the Civil Supplies  Department  and is drawn from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
  • The  details of distribution of Kerosene as  wholesaler  and retailer during the past 7 years are as follows:

Year

Qty.(Kilo Litres)

Value
(Rs.in Lakhs)

2003 - 2004

2517

267.99

2004 - 2005

2426

233.20

2005 – 2006

3428

288.00

2006 – 2007

3428

279.17

2007 – 2008

3019

253.86

2008 – 2009

2876

240.87

2009 – 2010

2703

 228.27

2010 – 2011

1960

 202.79

2011 - 2012

 

 1218

 

   156.45

 

2012 - 2013

 

 1112

 

 129.93

2013-2014                                       

553
82.66
2014-2015 upto 31.07.2014    
192 

26.19

   I) Petrol / Diesel Distribution


Value in lakhs

2013-2014                           Petrol             Diesel

Kodambakkam Petrol Bunk                        492.28

Koyambedu Petrol / Diesel Bunk                138.28     270.11

2014-2015 upto 31.07.2014                         

Kodambakkam Petrol Bunk                       287.32

Koyambedu Petrol / Diesel Bunk               142.79   310.85

 

Finance and Accounts


Sources of Funds

TANFED has  raised its funds from

  • Share Capital paid by members
  • Reserves & Surplus generated out of profit
  • Borrowings  in the form of Short Term loans, Long  Term loans, Ways and Means Advance  from State / Central Government, NCDC and cash  credit from financing bank, i.e., Tamil nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank.

  Accounts

  • As in the case of Public Limited Companies, TANFED also maintains   its accounts   under 'Double Entry System of  Book Keeping'.   
  • But instead of preparing Trial Balance,  TANFED  is preparing Receipts and Charges statement as directed in the Tamil Nadu Cooperative Societies Act. From the Receipts  and Charges statement, the final accounts are prepared.
  • Every year Budgets are prepared and approved by the Board.  The Annual accounts are prepared as per the Act.

 

Computerisation

  • The  entire  accounting system  were  computerized for which a  separate Computer  wing is  working   with   six   terminals under SQL LAN system with one Pentium   II   server and one Window SQL server.   
  • The computer environment commenced from 1.4.1998 at  the   cost  of  Rs. 10/-  lakhs.  
  • It is working under Foxpro  / VB SQL  software   package.
  • In  addition  to the  above systems,  six more latest Pentium IV are installed for general  purpose.  
  • As a prelude to computerise the Accounts of the Regional Offices of TANFED, computers have been provided to all Regional Offices with internet connection.

Audit

  • The Audit Wing consists of Internal Audit and Statutory Audit.
  • The Internal  Audit  constituted with the own staff of TANFED.
  • The Statutory audit of the TANFED is being done by the Audit Officers of Director of Co-operative Audit which is working under the control of Finance Department of the State Government. 
  • There are one Assistant Director, 5 Co-operative Audit Officer and
    1 Senior Co-operative Auditor working in TANFED on concurrent basis. 
  • The audit of TANFED  up to the year 2012 – 2013 has been completed
  • The Audit Certificate received for the year 2012-2013

Communication Facilities :

Head Office is well connected with Landline Telephones, Mobile telephones, FAX and E-Mail facility.  All Regional Offices are having Landline and Mobile connections.  They have fax and provided with Internet connected computer facilities.

Financial Results :

The financial results of the TANFED for the past 5 years are as follows :
           


Year

Turnover

Profit / Loss

2005 – 2006

11,397.77

(-) 322.79

2006 – 2007

14,825.08

(-) 41.27

2007 – 2008

21,858.14

(+) 118.78

2008 – 2009

61,562.07

(+) 358.58

2009 – 2010

58,125.84

(+) 125.96

2010 – 2011

 58,125.84

(+) 125.96

2011 – 2012

.69,276.74

(+) 564.66

2012 – 2013

   62,442.96 

(+) 394.88

 

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