Government of Tamil Nadu
Special types

Under special types, there are 30 societies functioning as detailed below:

Sl.No

Name of Trade

No of  Societies

1

Mical

1

2

Irula Snake Catchers

1

3

Goods Transport Owners

5

4

Cement articles

2

5

Herbal

2

6

Cashew

2

7

Readymade Garments

1

8

Others

16

 

Total

30

                       
                    Others including Silk cotton, Computer Service,                Goldsmith, Gunny Bag, Sundried Paper, AIMS, Ceramic, Cottage Workers etc. come under the above categories, providing employment to the poor people. Herbal and cashew cater to the needs of growers of herbal, cashew, etc., opportunities are provided to the poor people besides catering to the needs of growers like Herbal, Cashew, etc.
The performance details of the Societies are furnished below:

Year

No of Society

No. of Members

Sales
Rs. in lakh.

2012-2013

33

5022

1286.53

2013-2014

29

2499

1925.47

2014-2015

29

4062

2460.48

2015-2016

29

4064

2540.57

2016-2017

30

4089

2694.08