Piler

Introduction

Piler Project was initiated in November 2014. Piler is situated at an equi-distance of 56 KM from Chittoor, the district headquarters, Tirupathi, the most auspicious pilgrim town, Madanapalli, the market town. It is around 180KM from Bangalore, and 160KM from Chennai.

Currently CCD is working in Four Mandals Such as Piler; Pulicherla; Rompicherla; Sodum andYarravaripalem and are expanding into another 5 mandals in Chittoor District, they are Tavanampalli,Irala,Pakala,Putalapattu,Penumuru

The average rainfall: The average rainfall of the District is below 918 mm per Annum.

Main Crops: Mango, Tomato, Sugarcane, and Peanut.

Formation of Commodity Cooperatives

  • 5 Mandals : 72 Villages
  • 32 Cooperatives: 812 Members

Being the newly initiated project in the District, the concept of ‘Cooperatives’ and ‘Collective Marketing’ is a ‘hard to believe’ affair in the target groups. The process of strengthening the cooperatives is in progress

Capacity Building:

Trainings on Cooperative Concept and Collective Marketing are in progress

Exposure Visits :

Selected Farmer Members are taken for exposure to Puttaparthi

Collective Marketing:

Collective Marketing of Mango was taken up during April to June 2015.

Collective Marketing of Mango was taken up during April to June 2015.
  • M/s. Greeners Agro Products Pvt. Ltd., Tirupur, Tamil Nadu.
  • M/s. AST Fruit Company, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • S.S. Exports,Mumbai,Maharastra
  • Sri VenkateshRao,Bangalore,Karnataka
  • Royal Exports, Hyderabad,Telangana
  • Srinee Food Park, Bangarupalyam, ChittoorDistrict, Andrapradesh
  • TirumalaFruits, DamalaCheruvu, Chittoor District, Andrapradesh
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