TANCOFED is marketing Coir Products of various kinds produced by Coir Co-operatives, Coir Cluster Centres, Government Corporations and Private Coir Units. Inland and Overseas buyers may contact TANCOFED through e-mail :firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone : 091 - 044 - 2844 6961 and fax : 091 - 044 - 2844 6961.
The prices are most reasonable and the products are natural.
Tamil Nadu, the second largest producer of coir in India, introduced this Industry in rural areas through Industrial Co-operatives. The first coir industrial co-operative society has been organized on 18.09.1958 in Kanyakumari District in the name of Kollengode Coir Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd., Later in the year I962, the Kanyakumari Central Coir Marketing ICS came into existence. Since then, coir units under co-operatives have been organized in almost all the districts for producing coir products, thereby became the largest production network for coir industry in Tamilnadu. The industrial co-operatives have been the platfonn for showcasing the technology and strength of the coir industry both by the Coir Board as well by the State Government.
Nearly 5000 workers are engaged in coir production under this sector. The entire production process has been automated under Integrated Coir Development Project (ICDP) and various other schemes, with the assistance of State Government, Coir Board (GOI) and NCDC.
Tamilnadu State Coir Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd., widely known as TANCOFED is the apex marketing federation for all these coir industrial co-operative societies. TANCOFED is also co-ordinating for implementing development schemes in coir industrial co-operative societies.
UNIQUE FEATURE OF COIR AND COIR PRODUCTS
• Converting Agro Waste into Wealth
• Making Value Additions at 4 stages
• Employment generation at 4 stages
• Income Generation at 4 stages
• Popular Rural Industry in Tamilnadu State