Government of Tamil Nadu
Organisation Structure

SPECIAL TYPES
                        Under special types, there are 29 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

15

 

Total

29

                       
                    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.

2005-2006

39

5325

778.93

2006-2007

40

5073

831.61

2007-2008

44

5142

702.51

2008-2009

43

5143

          824.54         

2009-2010

46

5404

1103.45

2010-2011

35

4941

1435.32

2011-2012

33

4890

1356.52

2012-2013

33

5022

1286.53

2013-2014

29

2499

1925.47

  The Chennai Industrial Co-operative Analytical Laboratory Limited  (MICAL).

                        The Chennai Industrial Co-operative Analytical Laboratory Limited (MICAL) started in the year 1964 is functioning with 334 members with paid-up share capital of Rs.26.20 lakhs.  The manufacturing units in Allopathy, Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani medicine are the members of the society.  The main object of the society is to undertake analysis of raw materials and finished products used/manufactured by the Pharmaceutical manufacturers and to certify as to whether they conform to the prescribed standards.  Certificate of analysis is issued in Form-39 as per the Rules-150 E(f) of the Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 and the rules there under.  Apart from the samples submitted by the members, the society also undertakes testing of samples from Non-members, Customs department and the Government Health departments of various states in India.  Besides pharmaceutical products the society also undertakes testing of food items in accordance with Prevention of Food Adulteration Act.
The performance of the society for the past five years are given below:


Year

Sales
( Rs. in lakhs)

Profit / Loss
( Rs. in lakhs)

Cum. Loss
( Rs. in lakhs)

2005-2006

49.23

(-) 6.62

(-) 38.75

2006-2007

47.70

(-) 4.47

(-) 43.22

2007-2008

43.75

(-) 5.03

(-) 48.25

2008-2009

43.90

(+) 16.58

(-) 31.67

2009-2010

51.50

(+) 1.46

(-) 30.21

2010-2011

44.91

(+) 0.52

(-) 29.69

2011-2012

61.27

(+) 5.00

(-) 29.09

2012-2013

65.28

(+) 2.23

(-) 26.87

2013-2014

50.21

(+) 2.74

(-) 24.41

 

                        To implement the upgradation of analytical facilities at MICAL, the ITCOT has suggested the following projects under Common Facility Centre at a total cost of Rs.3.43 crores which can be established under Micro, Small Enterprises-Cluster Development Programme and the ITCOT has also prepared a draft diagnostic study report and project proposal for the development of Pharma cluster in Chennai District on the following areas:- 

  1. Calibration and validation facility for the instruments used by the member units.

 

  1. Upgrading MICAL as an Inspecting agency.
  1. Training Centre

 

The Cluster Scheme is under the Consideration of Government of India, New Delhi.