Government of Tamil Nadu
Polythene

 

            The main objective of forming Polythene Industrial Co-operative Societies is to provide continuous and gainful employment to the unemployed women who are wives of Ex-service men, unemployed women belonging to Adi Dravidar Community in rural areas. The line of activity is to cater to the needs of Polythene bags required by Forest Department and Agricultural Department for raising nurseries.

            There are 9 polythene Industrial Co-operative Societies, as on date, out of which 6 societies are working on profit and the other 3 are dormant societies. The details of performance of societies are furnished below:

 

Year No of Society

No. of Members

Sales
( Rs. in lakhs)

2012-2013

11

1080

241.49

2013-2014

10

1036

230.83

2014-2015

9

966

237.78

2015-2016

9

798

415.76

2016-17

9

798

241.28