On 22.03.2016, members of Cuddalore Mangalore Millet Farmers producer company, Thittakudi visited our Community vermicompost unit at Adhamangalam. On 9.7.2016 members of Perambalur Maize and small onion farmers producer company visited our Agricultural Machinery Facilitation Centre (AMFC), Pagasalai, Community vermicompost unit, Allivilagam, Community soap making unit, Ilaiyamudhukoodam.   On 16.8.2016, Mr. Hari Rajagopal of Rabo …

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Exposure visit

Five Directors and two staff undertook an a one day exposure visit to Jaycee Agro Farm to understand about the Solar drier and marketing of organic products.

New project

We have been sanctioned a project by NABARD to promote seed production of market led traditional rice varieties in Nagapattinam district.  This project will be executed between July 2017 to June 2018 and the total outlay of this project is Rs. 7.5 lakhs.

1. Procurement from Shareholders ( April 2016- March 2017)

The company has procured nearly Rs. 45 lakhs worth of agricultural products and organic inputs directly from shareholders which has benefited 514 shareholders. Products Volume (Kg) Value (Rs.) Organic paddy 49715 11,84,075.00 Milk 80000 20,80,000.00 Gingelly 3767 2,26,855.00 Groundnut 2400 108750.00 Sunhemp 2000 76000.00 Organic inputs 2,97,957.00 Total   39,73,637.00

2. Inputs purchase & supply to Shareholders & Consumable products sales ( April 2016- March 2017)

We have reached out to 984 shareholders through purchase and supply of inputs and consumer product sales. Products Volume (Kg) Value (Rs.) Seeds and Organic inputs 52,478 17,15,030.00 Organic paddy sales – 3,59,040.00 Consumable products – Organic rice, Milk, Oil, Millets… – 4,82,7749.00 Others – Handicraft products, books 70,000.00 Total   69,71,819.00  

3. Loan provided to shareholders

We have been able to provide loan to 146 shareholders for milch animal purchase, crop loan and procurement of inputs. Loan obtained S.  No Name of the institution Loan amount (Rs.) Activities Received on Loan period 1. NABKISAN 39,00,000 Procurement of organic paddy, Milch animal and crop loan Feb 2017 One year 2. FWWB 41,00,000 …

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4. Women based enterprises

Valanadu has 1,320  women shareholders (42%) and has conducted series of trainings for standardization, skill development and marketing of products. As a result of this they are able to generate additional income. Sl. No Name of the enterprise No of units No of women involved Income obtained per month 1 Community vermicompost unit 5 62 …

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5. Marketing efforts – ( Period October 2016 )

Our company caters to 18 organic shops in Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Thirunelveli and Mayiladuthurai in supplying organic certified rice & pulses. We have exported Rs. 3.63 lakhs worth of CR1009 certified organic rice.   This is the initial stage and the company has planned to expand this further next year. Apart from paddy procurement, Valanadu has …

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Visit of the Certification Agency

Mr. Amithkumar, Internal Inspector, IMO Bangalore visited on 12th June to 14th June 2017 and conducted inspection in farmers fields comprising of the following villages viz. kadinelvayal, Adhanur, Thirumayiladi, Uluthukuppai, Allivilagam, hennagkudi, Theruzhunthur . He also visited VSAPCL Storage godown at Manganallur Shri Balakrishna Rice Mill, Kumbakonam and Rama Rice mill, Kumbakonam, and processing records …

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Visit from FWWB ( Friends of Women`s World Banking)

Mr. Gaurav Kumar , Programme Officer , FWWB (Friends of Women’s World Banking ), Gujarat visited VSAPCL on 17th May 2017 and had interaction with Board of directors about working capital requirement for paddy seed , gingelly, groundnut and Milch animal loan. He also visited milk Procurement Centre, Godown, seed processing unit and marketing activities.As …

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