Tejaswini Coconut Farmers Producer Company Ltd. is a dream project of coconut farmers of Kannur and Kasaragode District. This is the first producer company registered under Coconut Development Board in Kerala. The jurisdiction of the company includes Kannur and Kasaragod District and the head quarters of the company is at cherupuzha, which is the main market place for agricultural produces especially coconut products. And is situated 30 k.m’s northeast of payyannur town.
There are 242 CPS’s and 16 federations have formed in Kannur and Kasaragod District. Each federations comprising of 15 to 25 CPS’s .Cherupuzha, Alakkode,Udayagiri, & Bheemanadi coconut federations are the members of the newly registered Thejaswini Coconut Farmers Producer Company the other federations are also in the way to join this company in the near future.
Objectives of the Company:
Coconut Development Board of India has initiated the formation of Coconut Producer Companies (CPC) by associating 8-10 coconut Producer Federations in a contiguous area with a consolidated minimum of 8-10 lakh palms. The objective is socio economic upliftment of the farmers through productivity improvement, cost reduction, efficient collective marketing and processing and product diversification. A farmer equity contribution is also proposed to be mobilized. A matching equity contribution will be sought from the state Government as a one time assistance for making the CPC effective.