Government of Tamil Nadu
Organisation Structure

METAL 
                        There are nine Metal Workers Industrial Co-operative Societies functioning under this Department, having 2337 members with a paid-up share capital of Rs.23.82 lakh including Government share participation of Rs.2.50 lakh. These societies have been started with a view to improve the economic conditions of the traditional artisans engaged in the manufacturing of utensils. These societies have been set up mostly in rural areas to provide employment to the artisans belonging to the backward community.
                        Brass, Copper, Aluminum and Stainless Steel vessels are being produced by the members of these societies. The utensils are supplied to the Government Hospitals, Adi Dravidar Welfare Hostels, Nutritious Noon Meal Centres, Temples, Rehabilitation Department etc. by the societies.

The performance of the Metal Societies for the past years are furnished below:


Year

No of Society

No. of Members

Sales
( Rs. in lakhs)

2005-2006

 8

1753

147.84

2006-2007

8

1756

129.06

2007-2008

8

1755

132.59

2008-2009

8

1741

166.73

2009-2010

8

1738

187.94

2010-2011

8

1741

155.75

2011-2012

8

1715

167.06

2012-2013

8

2318

153.17

2013-2014

9

2337

203.41