TAMIL NADU CO-OPERATIVE SUGAR FEDERATION
Tamil Nadu Co-op. Sugar Federation Ltd. started functioning from 30.05.1962 as an Apex Organization of the Co-operative Factories. It has a membership of 17 Co-operative and 3 Public Sector Sugar Mills. The Additional Registrar of Co-operative Societies / Special Officer is the Chief Executive of the Tamil Nadu Co-op. Sugar Federation Ltd. and is appointed by Government of Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu Co-op. Sugar Federation Ltd. is functioning under the control of the Commissioner of Sugar.
The Federation arranges for finalization of rate contract for purchase of A-twill gunnies, Fertilizers & Pesticides, Heavy Chemicals, Lubricants, Burnt Stone Lime, High Value Plant and Machineries required for all the member Co-operative & Public Sector Sugar Mills;
The Sale of open market sugar of all these Mills is under taken by the Federation through Tender System.
The Federation is running a Main Bio-control Research Lab. at Chengalpattu for production of Parasites, G-Virus, Bio-fertilizers, Brocons for biological control of pests and improving Cane Production and also conduct R & D work on Sugar Cane.
Fixing rate contract for selling surplus bagasse of the member Mills through Tender System.
Assisting the member Sugar Mills for the Export of Sugar indented by the Indian Sugar & Exim Corporation.
Assisting the member Sugar Mills for export of Molasses through the allottees.
Fixing rate contract for selling Rectified Spirit, Extra Neutral Alcohol of Salem and Amaravathi Co-op. Sugar Mills Distillery Units.
2 Purchase of Gunnies, Chemicals, Pesticides, etc., for the past ten years as follows.
(Rs. in Lakhs)
3. Production and sales details Bio-fertilizer and Pesticides for the past ten years as follows:
4. With the help of Technical cell, mills efficiency has improved through better extraction and recovery, reduction in cost of maintenance, that may occur at the plant level.
5. Conducted Advanced Sugarcane Technology Seminar every year at Chennai with the Sugarcane Technologists all India level to improve the sugar recovery.
Commissioner of Sugar has accorded permission to form a separate FINANCE DIVISION in Tamil Nadu Co-op. Sugar Federation to provide better financial services and proper deployment of funds to the Co-operative Sugar Mills in a fruitful manner since the primary function of the Apex body being one of educating members of their rights and privileges and duties as contemplated in the model Act formulated by the Government of India. Accordingly, the Finance Division was formed in August 1992 to look after various financial activities headed by a Chief Accounts Officer as given below:
Negotiations with Tamil Nadu State Apex Co-operative Bank and NABARD:
1. Offers guidance and assistance to the member cooperative sugar mills in
2. Convene joint meeting of all mills to identify the general problems and
3. To liaise with the bankers i.e. Central Cooperative Banks, Tamil Nadu
SOURCE OF FUND:
The main source of income of the Federation is subscription collected from the member sugar mills at the rate fixed by the Commissioner of Sugar every year based on the production of sugar of member sugar mills.The subscription fixed for the past four years as follows.
TANSI land 2.03 acres has been purchased in the name of Tamil Nadu Coop. Sugar Federation on 22.07.1999 for the construction of Sugar Complex to accommodate office of the Commissioner of Sugar, Tamil Nadu Coop. Sugar Federation & Tamil Nadu Sugar Corporation. The cost of the land has been met out by all Cooperative / Public Sector Sugar Mills.