About Us

CHAUKOT FARMER PRODUCER COMPANY LIMITED is a FPO registered & incorporated on 20th September, 2022 under section 7(2) and 8(1) of Companies Act 2013. It is classified as a private limited company and is located in BHARKATIYA Block of PITHORAGARH District, Uttarakhand. The authorized share capital is Rs 500000/- (Rs Five Lacs) i.e., 50000 no of shares of Rs.10 each.

It is formed under the Central sector scheme titled 'Formation and promotion of 10,000 FPOs' with a clear strategy and committed resources to promote 10,000 new FPOs in the country by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.

In order to form and promote FPOs in uniform and effective manner so as to achieve the target of formation of 10,000 new FPOs in 5 years and to make the FPOs economically sustainable, initially three Implementing Agencies, namely, SFAC, NCDC and NABARD appointed who shall be responsible to form and promote FPOs.

Small Farmer Agri-business Consortium (SFAC), one of the Implementing Agency (IA) selected and empaneled “URVARA AGRO BIOTECH PVT LTD, NEW DELHI” as one of the Cluster Based Business Organization (CBBO) and allotted BHARKATIYA Block as one of the blocks for the promotion and promotion of FPO in the PITHORAGARH District of Uttarakhand State.

In turn, Urvara Agro Biotech Pvt Ltd conducted the base line survey and mobilized the farmers in the Hawalbagh Block and got the FPO registered under the name & style as “CHAUKOT FARMER PRODUCER COMPANY LIMITED” with the following objectives: -

  1. Training of BODs on roles, responsibilities, management and also capital/ equity mobilization.
  2. Training and capacity buildings of FPOs/farmer groups- Training needs identification, develop training modules, conduct basic training workshops and exposure visits.
  3. Encourage and promote social cohesiveness amongst members of FPOs.
  4. Preparation and execution of Business Plans for long-term sustainability of FPO- Business plan preparation (for different incubation services), acquiring land, mobilizing equity capital and implementation of Business Plan while assisting in input management, adoption of proper and good agricultural practices through knowledge sharing, aggregation of produce, quality management, assaying, processing, packaging, supply chain development and marketing and market linkages with buyers/processors/exporters, trading, export etc as may be necessary to ensure long-term sustainability of FPOs.
  5. Assist in regular interface with stakeholders like various Government Departments, Financial Institutions, Training, Research and Development Institutions at the cluster level.
  6. Assist FPO in availing Equity Grant and Credit Guarantee Facility as per need and growth.
  7. Incubation/handholding services for sustainability - Provide support and monitoring in terms of incubation activities; capacity building of BODs and FPO management for sustainability. The incubation/handholding services include ensuring input, market linkages, preparing and implementing related business plans.
  8. Facilitate establishment of necessary common pool production, marketing and processing infrastructure facility by the FPO, as may be necessary, to develop the business for long-term viability.
  9. Facilitating traceability, compliance and global market connectivity.
  10. Review and monitoring of the field team during implementation as per desired outcomes.
  11. Assist in communication and dissemination of information to farmers by way of market and crop advisory.
  12. Progress report on all specified target activities to be submitted periodically to the NPMA.
  13. Ensuring programme/project targets are met.
  14. Assist in compliance issues of FPO including their capacity building in the subject.
  15. Assist NPMA and Implementing Agency in data collection and generating MIS reports/information in the required data sheets.
  16. Assist Implementing Agency and NPMA in rating of FPOs as may be necessary.
  17. Assist in federating FPOs when necessary for business growth and expansion.
  18. Assist FPO in proper financial management and utilization of fund and accounting and timely submission of returns and certificates.
  19. Any other activity related to implementation, management and monitoring of the project.
  20. An advisory body consisting of various stakeholders including state government representative, NGOs, RIs, KVKs or any other support institutions will provide active guidance over project implementation.


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