Department of Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection (Tamil Nadu)

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Department of Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection of State of Tamil Nadu
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Agency overview
Formed 1811
Jurisdiction Tamil Nadu
Headquarters Chennai
Ministers responsible
Agency executive
Parent agency Government of Tamil Nadu
Website http://www.tn.gov.in/departments/cfcp.html

The Department of Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection of state of Tamil Nadu is one of the Department of Government of Tamil Nadu

History[edit]

  • Tamil Nadu is the pioneer in the cooperative movement in India. The first agricultural cooperative credit society was started at Thirur in Tiruvallur District and a consumer cooperative society was started in Triplicane in 1904. The other States had started cooperative societies following Tamil Nadu as a model. [1]

Functions[edit]

The functions of the Department relate to policy formulation and decision making in the following subjects :

  • Co-operative Credit.
  • Co-operative Marketing, Processing and Storage.
  • Consumer co-operatives.
  • Co-operative Education, Research and Training.
  • Special Types of Co-operatives.
  • Integrated Co-operative Development Project.
  • Co-operative Election.
  • Public Distribution System.
  • Enforcement of control orders under the Essential Commodities Act.
  • Consumer protection including price control measures.

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Sub-departments[edit]

Name Website
Commissionerate of Civil Supplies and Consumer ( Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection)

Protection

http://www.consumer.tn.gov.in/
Department of Cooperation (Registrar of Cooperative Societies being the Head of the Department) http://www.tncu.tn.gov.in/

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Undertakings and bodies[edit]

Sl. No Company Incorporated Headquarters Parent Department Role Type Remarks Website
1 The Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation (TNCSC) 1956 Chennai Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection PDS State Govt. Undertaking www.tncsc.tn.gov.in
2 The Tamil Nadu Cooperative Marketing Federation Limited (TANFED) 1959 Chennai Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection Food Processing Co-operative society www.tanfed.tn.gov.in
3 Tamil Nadu Warehousing Corporation 1958 Chennai Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection Storage & Warehousing Statutory Corporation Website
4 Tamil Nadu Consumers Cooperative Federation Limited (TNCCF) 1958 Chennai Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection Retail Co-operative society Website
5 Tamil Nadu Cooperative Union (TNCU) 4.1.1914 Chennai Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection Retail Co-operative society www.tncu.tn.gov.in/
6 Tamil Nadu State Apex Co-operative Bank - TNSC Bank 26.11.1905 Chennai Bankikng Co-operative Body NBFC www.tnscbank.com
7 Tamil Nadu Co-operative State Agriculture & Rural Development Bank Chennai Bankikng Co-operative Body
8 Thanjavur Cooperative Marketing Federation Limited Thanjavur Co-operative Body
9 The Nilgiris Cooperative Marketing Society Udagamandalam Co-operative Body


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Present ministers[edit]

  • Sellur K. Raju, Minister for Co-operation (Cooperation, Statistics and Ex-Servicemen Welfare)
  • R. Kamaraj, Minister for Food (Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection and Price Control)

Former ministers[edit]

  • Ko. Si. Mani, Minister for Co-operation (Cooperation, Statistics and Ex-Servicemen Welfare) (2006-2011)
  • E. V. Velu, Minister for Food (Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection and Price Control) (2006-2011)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "co operation history i=of Tamil Nadu" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in/rti/. Retrieved 2012-11-07.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "functions of the CO,F & CP Department" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in/rti/. Retrieved 2012-11-07.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Sub - Departments of the CO, F & CP Department" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 2012-11-07.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "Organisations under the Co-operation, Food and Consumer Protection Department" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 2012-10-30.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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