GIRIJAN COOPERATIVE CORPORATION

GIRIJAN COOPERATIVE CORPORATION

Girijan Cooperative Corporation ( GCC ) established in the year 1956 for the Socio-economic uplift of Tribals in the state of Andhra Pradesh is serving around 4.0 million tribals out of total tribal population of 5.2 millions in the State.

60 years ago, Girijan Co-operative Corporation(GCC) undertook the gaurdianship of these tribals. To protect them from exploitative middlemen, petty traders and establish a mutually beneficial relationship between them and rest of the world.

Under the able management of GCC, these tribals gather quality Minor Forest Produce which reaches you in pure " READY TO USE" form to improve the quality of your life.

 

OBJECTIVE

  1. To ensure procurement of Non Timber Forest Produce ( NTFP ) collected by the tribals and also Agricultural Produce ( A. P ) grown by the tribal farmers duly paying them remunerative prices and thereby eliminating middlemen and private traders who were indulging unfair trade practices.
  2. To ensure supply of Essential Commodities under the Public Distribution System (PDS) and other daily requirements ( D.Rs ) at reasonable prices to the tribal consumers through a net work of Daily Requirement ( D.R ) sales Depots.
  3. To provide Short-term credit to the tribal farmers for their seasonal agricultural operation.
  4. To undertake activities such as grading and processing / value added to the NTFP and Agricultural produce purchased from the tribals to realize better sale returns.