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VFPO achieves RS 7.91 cr annual turnover during FY 17-18

Coimbatore, Sep 26 (UNI) Velliangiri Farmer Producers’ Organization (VFPO), registered as Vellingiri Uzhavan Producer Company Limited (VUPCL) and guided by Isha Foundation, has achieved a 7.91 crore annual turnover in the last financial year 2017-18.
It is notable that no other Farmer Producer Organisation(FPO) has gained this turnover all over Tamil Nadu. Apart from this, VUPCL has been selected as the best FPO in the state.
The fifth year annual meet of the company held at Isha Yoga Center here on Wednesday.
Over 500 farmers who are members of the company participated in the meeting.
The success of the company and the upcoming year’s plans were discussed during the meet in the presence of VUPCL Head Kumar and Directors Valluvan and Velumani.
In his presidential address Mr Kumar said as per the advice from Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder, Isha Foundation, VUPCL has started in the year 2013. Now the company is in the fifth year.
The Company started with 400 farmers and now it has 1,063 farmers as its memebers, he said.
The VUPCL Head said that it is notable that 70 per cent of the members are the small and medium scale farmers and 15 per cent of the members are women farmers. This company is in the 9th place under the FPO category in India and in the first place as a FPO in Tamil Nadu.
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