Address by the Secretary (Cooperation), GOK

12. Development Opportunities in the State through Cooperatives:

· Creation of modern infrastructure facilities to Primary coops

· Working Capital loan to Credit Cooperatives

· Strengthening hospital cooperatives with modern healthcare infrastructures

· Promoting cooperatives to take up projects in hospitality sector, which has good scope in Kerala.

13. Success Stories:

(1) The Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society Ltd.(ULCCS) Vatakara, Kozhikkode.

 

· The Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCC) is one of the oldest labour society in India. This cooperative was promoted and is managed exclusively by labourers.

 

· It is an ISO 9001:2008 approved organization.

 

 

· It was established in 1925 and has completed 94 years of meritorious and dedicated service in construction-related activities, with the objective to sustain livelihood of construction labourers and carved a niche of its own in development of quality civil infra-structure in the State. 

 

· ULCC is mainly focusing on construction of Roads Bridges and building all over Kerala. The major clients of the society include National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for Highway projects, Kerala PWD, Ministry of Panchayat Raj (DRDA) for rural roads under PGSY scheme. ULCC has constructed Office building of RCS and infrastructures of many cooperative organizations.

 

· The society has already completed over 6000 projects and currently implementing over 945 projects.

 

· During 2017-18 the society has contracted work order to the tune of Rs.2700 crore.

 

· It possesses several modern equipments, quarry, crusher unit brick making units, which are the vital inputs for construction purposes.

 

· The society provides employment to over 12000 labourers of which direct employment given to around 9000 workers, throughout the year.

 

· The society has total membership of 2104 with a paid up share capital of Rs.94.74 crore.

 

Financial strength of the ULCC is:

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Performance:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Activities:

 

· Free medical treatment (especially cancer & kidney) of weaker sections

· Running geriatric care centre

· Providing Career guidance programmes for Higher Secondary students

· Cash awards to meritorious students

· Free Medical camp

 

 

            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For supervision of construction work and technical support, the society has employed well trained and experienced team of technical professionals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                          Flyover constructed by ULCCS at Kozhikode

 

 

 

 

ULCC has constructed IT SEZ PARK, a unique venture - first of its kind-  with 2.7 million sq. ft ear.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sketch of Proposed ULCCS IT Cyber Park at Kozhikode

 

NCDC has so far Provided financial assistance of Rs.150.70 crore to ULCC Society for establishment of two most modern Stone Crusher Units, which were successfully commissioned, and also in the form of margin money and working capital assistance to enhance its contract and construction business.

   

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Text Box: 2. Kerala State Co-operative Federation for  Fisheries Development Ltd (MATSYAFED).

 

MATSYAFED, the Kerala State Co-operative Federation for Fisheries Development Ltd., was registered on 19th March 1984 as an Apex Federation of primary fishermen development & welfare cooperative societies in the coastal fishery sector and set up under a two-tier structure, with the objective of ensuring the economic and social development of the fishermen community by implementing various schemes aimed at promoting the production, procurement, processing and marketing of fish and fish products. Matsyafed has:

· 652 Primary Cooperatives ( 337 Marine, 193 Inland &  121 Vanitha)

· 4,56,227 Fishermen are associated with Primary Societies

· 41,191 member participation in Auction

· 1,80,723 SHG members are involved in Matsyafed activities

· Availing financial supports from NCDC, NBCFDC & NMDFC

· Running Major 10 Commercial Units, 10 Aqua Units, 10 District Offices, 30 Fish Marts, 12 Kerosene Bunks, 9 Diesel Bunks, 13 Vyasa Stores , 9 OBM Workshops (103 units)

· Has 892  Employees ( Reg-333, Con-222, DW-200, PR-57 & Motivator-80)

· 7 Major divisions having Division Heads, managed by GM & MD

Performance of Matsyafed

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The mission for organizing a Cooperative set up in traditional fisheries sector was to improve the per capita income of producer fishermen and their families through intervention in Credit, Technology up-gradation, Marketing support and Capacity building and to improve their standard of living and to bring them into the main stream of the society. There are 666 Fishermen Development and Welfare Co-operative Societies in Marine, Inland and Women fisheries sector, now affiliated to Matsyafed.

 

 

 

                                

                                      

Edasserrykadavu bridge constructed by ULCCS

 

Modern Stone crusher unit of ULCC

From the Sea for beach level auction

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Project

Year

Block Cost

Sanction and release

Status

Stone crushing unit

2007-08

1800.00

1440.00

Completed

M-Money

2009-10

3000.00

3000.00

Completed

Machinery / equipments

2012-13

700.00

630.00

Completed

MM

2017-19

10000

10000

 

Total

15070.00

15070.00

 

Particulars

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Business Turnover

23779.75

24365.92

33257.62

39203.12

Net profit

86.63

-424.74

212.52

356.301

Net worth

 

 

 

 

a) Paid Up share capital

9315.21

9482.33

9636.27

9797.997

b) Reserves

10122.37

10969.68

11134.65

15411.53

c) Grant / subsidies

3970.89

4845.80

6630.79

4414.886

d) Undivided profit

408.90

381.31

381.31

144.077

Own Fund

23817.37

25679.11

27783.02

29768.49

e) Accu. Loss

0.00

424.74

212.22

212.223

Net worth

23817.37

25254.37

27570.80

29556.27