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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

Quantity (Mts)

Value   (Rs.in crores)

2005-2006

1,68,310

105.80

2006-2007

2,18,077

141.07

2007-2008

2,93,849

207.14

2008-2009

8,83,144

606.64

2009-2010

8,21,210

569.03

2010-2011

7,84,364

585.82

2011-2012

6,25,349

661.30

2012-2013

4,50,056

             578.26

2013-2014

3,72,390

485.22

2014-15
(upto Feb. 2015

4,59,521

 565.32

  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

Production

Sales

Qty
in Mts.

Value
(Rs.in lakhs)

Qty
in Mts.

Value
(Rs.in lakhs)

2005-2006

16188

1138.47

15186

1244.48

2006-2007

18650

1303.95

18099

1492.32

2007-2008

18711

1338.98

20322

1649.41

2008-2009

11895

882.85

12039

1004.65

2009-2010

14813

1099.42

14248

1189.00

2010-2011

12500

1033.56

13051

1161.54

2011-2012

15027

1992.26

13519

1879.54

2012-2013

13926

2358.19

13837

2476.82

2013-2014

15,100

2558.34

14376

2587.72

2014-2015
(upto Feb 15)

10665

2008.13

10414

1893.40

    

  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

Sales

Qty
in Mts.

Value
(Rs.in lakhs)

Qty
in Mts.

Value
(Rs.in lakhs)

2005-2006

5545

188.59

5474

228.30

2006-2007

8839

304.69

8810

375.20

2007-2008

11157

385.57

10961

476.73

2008-2009

21537

835.42

21096

904.69

2009-2010

20689

802.53

19838

850.65

2010-2011

17388

804.89

17517

928.40

2011-2012

20229

1020.00

19755

1179.99

2012-2013

20262

1527.75

19739

1567.28

2013-2014

12871

988.26

13042

1054.75

2014-2015
(upto Feb. ‘15)

10661

786.88

9854

819.90

  

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

Pesticides

Seeds

Implements

TOTAL

2005-2006

107.88

28.16

6.02

142.06

2006-2007

77.87

23.86

4.87

106.60

2007-2008

140.80

34.74

11.77

187.31

2008-2009

117.53

33.72

20.67

171.92

2009-2010

213.17

189.01

39.25

441.46

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

203.95

347.30

10.23

561.48

2014 – 2015
(upto Feb.. ‘15)

202.04

88.72

2.86

293.62

  

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

Quantity(Mts)

Value   (Rs.in lakhs)

2005-2006

1334

272.26

2006-2007

1161

218.86

2007-2008
COPRA

1072
5677

209.98
2054.93

2008-2009

2486

443.96

2009-2010
COPRA

2625
27045

553.45
12035.00

2010-2011
COPRA

2146
7434

679.58
3308.00

2011-2012
COPRA

9823
1613

1602.70
822.57

2012-2013
COPRA

       14974
28386

2767.00
14477.00

2013-2014
COPRA

22719
435

4327.13
228.60

2014-2015
(upto Feb. ‘15)

40,636

14,466.12

 

SALE OF CRACKERS

        For the last 6 years TANFED doing Crackers business.   During the year 2014-15 crackers sold  for Rs.12 lakhs and earned a profit of Rs.3  lakhs.

Sale of IKSL Products upto February 2015 :

(i)

No. of Districts Covered

28

(ii)

No.of PACBs  Covered

3195

(iii)

No.of activations done

15933 Nos.

(iv)

No.of Handsets sold

--

(v)

Cost of Recharges coupon sold

   Rs. 102.33  lakhs

 

   CATTLE FEED BUSINESS

            TANFED is doing Cattle feed business from the year 2011.  Cattle Feed indents received from the Aavin as per the demands of Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Union and get supply from the Indian Potash Ltd totally and supply directly. 

For the last 2 years Cattle Feed business is as follows :

Calendar year

Qty. in Mts.

Value (Rs. in lakhs)

2011-12

8380.290

907.50

2012-13

13317.300

1807.09

2013-14

20680.900

33451.50

2014-15 upto Feb.15

20221.600

3365.81

 

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.

Year

UNIT –I

UNIT-II

%  of
Utilisation

income earned
(Rs.in lakhs)

%  of
Utilisation

income earned
(Rs.in lakhs)

2005-2006

63

21.83

52

32.14

2006-2007

32

18.98

41

29.84

2007-2008

21

16.21

60

35.71

2008-2009

22

18.50

40

37.95

2009-2010

51

23.97

44

40.54

2010-2011

70

21.81

55

39.81

2011-2012

57

21.94

55

44.89

2012-2013

45

26.08

48

48.09

2013-2014

44

24.10

44

39.85

2014-2015
(upto Feb. ‘15)

60.48

28.82

27.72

41.46

 

 (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

Quantity
(K.Lit)

Value   (Rs.in lakhs)

2005-2006

3428

288.00

2006-2007

3428

272.94

2007-2008

3019

250.37

2008-2009

2876

242.33

2009-2010

2703

228.85

2010-2011

1960

202.79

2011-2012

1218

156.45

2012-2013

1112

129.93

2013-2014

604

82.01

2014-2015
(upto  Feb. ‘15

533

72.67

   I) Petrol / Diesel Distribution


Year

Quantity
(K.Lit)

Value   (Rs.in lakhs)

Kodambakkam
(Petrol)

2013-14

103.753

574.97

Koyambedu
2013-14

Petrol

226.662

176.07

Diesel

602.449

350.74

2014-15(upto Feb.2015)

Kodambakkam

Petrol

1067.336

748.53

 

Diesel

-

-

Koyambedu

Petrol

538.119

376.62

Diesel

1583.158

918.42

      

 

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 2013 – 2014 has been completed
  • The Audit Certificate received for the year 2013-2014

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

2013 – 2014

  56,194.35 

(+) 398.11

 

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