Government of Tamil Nadu
Organisation Structure

COIR
                        Next to Kerala, Tamil Nadu occupies pride in coir industry in India and in brown fibre sector, Tamil Nadu stands first.  To increase the utilisation of husks and more employment, the State Government and Coir Board have implemented various schemes in the State.
                        At present, 5399 coir units under private sector are functioning. Under the control of Department of Industries and Commerce, 69 coir industrial cooperative societies having the activities of fibre extraction, yarn spinning, curled coir manufacturing and rubberised coir products manufacturing are functioning. Out of these 69 coir societies, 4 Coir marketing societies at regional level have been organized to market the coir products of the primary coir societies. The above 69 coir industrial cooperative societies are functioning with 11644 members and with a share capital of
Rs. 306.36 lakhs.

The performance details of Coir Societies for the past years are furnished below;


Year

No of Societies

No of
members

Sales
( Rs in Lakhs )

2005-06

68

10750

1068.78

2006-07

76

10835

1018.58

2007-08

77

10498

995.56

2008-09

76

10565

1090.95

2009-10

75

10557

1224.81

2010-11

74

10372

1341.28

2011-12

72

10202

1424.58

2012-13

74

10478

1607.01

2013-14

69

11644

2011.10