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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
14-May-2012 17:05 IST
Coconut Processing Units

The Coconut Development Board has been supporting the establishment of various Coconut Processing Units in different states under the scheme “Technology Mission on Coconut” (TMOC) since 2001-02. Accordingly Coconut Processing Units have been set up in eight States  and one Union Territory.  The places/Districts where Coconut Processing Units have been set up are indicated in the table at Annexure-I.:

Coconut Development Board is trying to promote more value added products from coconut in all coconut growing states through TMOC with the technical and financial support from Coconut Development Board.  The scheme is implemented on a project basis depending upon the viability of the project proposal received and its conformity to the operational guidelines of the Mission.  An amount of Rs 6.35 Crores has been earmarked under TMOC during 2012-13.

The scheme is implemented on project basis with back ended subsidy; adequate awareness has been created through print and electronic media. Accordingly, projects are expected to be received from Registered societies, NGO’s, Entrepreneurs, individuals and other institutions from various states Application for availing assistance under TMOC can be submitted throughout the year.  The Project Approval Committee approves the projects vetted by the Internal Screening Committee in its meetings held quarterly for extending assistance under TMOC.

 

Annexure-I

 

State

Places/Districts

Andhra Pradesh

West Godavari, East Godavari, Ambajipeta, Ambajipet Mandal, Vishakhapatanam, Palakol, Ongole, Hyderabad, Sivakodu

Goa

Goa

Jammu& Kashmir

Samba District(Jammu)

Karnataka

Mysore, Vakavadi Village, Kundapura Taluk, Udupi, Katbalthur, Vijayanagar, Tumkur, Siddhapura, Annapura, Tiptur, Gedlehalli Village,Madhihalli, , Nelmangala Taluk, Bantra Village, Yelmudi, Aryapu Village, Elimale

Kerala

Madavana, Muttithadi, Arattupuzha village, Kundoor, Annamada, Thanissery, Kallamkunnu, Koratty, Engadiyoor, Anandapuram, Thrissur, Trichur Athani, Velappaya, Mathilakom Kannur, Kolachery, Mattanoor, Thalassery, Palayad, Moothakunnam, Vaduthala, Nedumbassery, Aduvassery, Paingottoor, Maradu, Angamaly, Thrikkalathoor, Chellanam, Nedumbassery, Chathanad, Binanipuram, Mangattukara, Kalady, Udayamperoor, Elenthikara, South Aduvassery, Manickamangalam, Ponnani, Mallapuram, Cholakulam, Kottayam, T.V. Puram, Cherthala, Kayamkula, Allepy, Chandiroor, Calicut, Badagara, Thiruvambady, Kozhikode, Kakkattil, Chathamangalam, Manipuram, Kattippara, Kooranchundu, Kasaragod, Hosdurg, Palakkad, Kanhirapuzha, Vandithavalam, Kozhikottiri, Panthakkalmedu, Alathur, Pattambi, Omalloor, Kulanada, Pullikada, VCO(RUBCO Technology-11 units), VCO(RUBCO Technology-6 units)

Maharashtra

Gultekdi(Pune)

Orissa

Shaheed Nagar(Bhubaneswar)

Tamil Nadu

Kanjampuram, Tuticorin, Thootukudi Dist., Pollachi, Kariyachettipalayam, Meenakshipuram, Avinashi, Coimbatore, Ramanathapuram, Erode, Kallankadu, Nanjaiuthukuli Salem, Reddiyur,  Nallampalayam, Namakkal, Padamudipalayam, Thenkasi, Panchpalayam, Kangayam, Sikkarasam, Karuvampalayam, Nallipalayam, Tirupur, Mayiladuthurai, Trichy, Dindigul, Thanjavur, Nataraja Nagar, Tirunelveli Town.

UT of Lakshadweep

Andrott Island, Lakshadweep

 

Note :  Some places/districts have more than one units.

 

This information was given by Shri Jyotiradiya M. Scindia,  Minister of State for Commerce & Industry   in written reply to a question in  Lok    Sabha today.

 

            DS/GK