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Coconut Development Board HQ, Kera Bhavan, Kochi
Coconut Development Board HQ,
Kera Bhavan, Kochi

Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for the integrated development of coconut cultivation and industry in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification.

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*MANDATE

Coconut Development Board is a statutory body established by the Government of India for the integrated development of coconut production and utilization in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification. The Board which came into existence on 12th January 1981, functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, with its Headquarters at Kochi in Kerala and Regional Offices at Bangalore in Karnataka, Chennai in Tamil Nadu and  Guwahati in Assam. There are six State Centres situated at Bhubaneswar in Orissa, Calcutta in West Bengal, Patna in Bihar, Thane in Maharashtra, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh and Port Blair in the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Board has 9 Demonstration cum Seed Production (DSP) Farms in different locations of the country and now 7 farms are maintained. A Market Development cum Information Centre has established in Delhi. The Board has set up a Technology Development Centre at Vazhakulam near Aluva in Kerala.


 

*FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD

  • Adopting measures for the development of coconut industry, inter alia.

  • Imparting technical advice to those engaged in coconut cultivation and industry.

  • Providing financial and other assistance for the expansion of area under coconut.

  • Encouraging adoption of modern technologies for processing of coconut and its products.

  • Adopting measures to get incentive prices for coconut and its products.

  • Recommending measures for improving marketing of coconut and its products.

  • Recommending measures for regulating imports and exports of coconut and its products.

  • Fixing grades, specifications and standards for coconut and its products.

  • Financing suitable schemes to increase the production of coconut and to improve the quality and yield of coconut.

  • Assisting, encouraging, promoting and financing agricultural, technological, industrial or economic research on coconut and its products.

  • Collecting statistics on coconut and its products and publishing them.

  • Undertaking publicity activities and publishing books and periodicals on coconut and its products.

 

With a view to accomplishing the objectives envisaged under the Act, the Board has been formulating and implementing various schemes since its inception.


 

* THRUST AREAS

  • Increasing the production of quality planting material.

  • Creating future production potential by bringing more area under coconut.

  • Improving productivity of existing coconut holdings.

  • Integrated management of major pests and diseases.

  • Strengthening coconut industry by promoting product diversification and by-product utilization.

 

* Library Services

 

1. Lending Services

2. Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

3. Reference Services

4. Current Awareness Service (CAS)

5. Reprographic Service


 

* Technology

 

Coconut Development Board is the pioneer organisation for coconut technology development in India.

  1. Undertaking project feasibility studies and preparation of detailed project feasibility reports.

  2. Providing technical know-how for coconut based products such as  

  • Spray dried coconut milk powder  

  • Packing and preservation of tender coconut water  

  • Coconut water based vinegar  

  • Aqueous processed coconut oil

  • Virgin coconut oil

3. Technical guidance to entrepreneurs in setting up coconut based units.

 

* Quality Testing Plant

Facilities for chemical analysis of copra, coconut oil and coconut vinegar are available at the Technology Development Centre of the Board at Vazhakkulam, Aluva, Ernakulam.

For further details please contact:

Shri.Sreekumar Poduval
Junior Processing Engineer, Coconut Development Board Technology Development Centre
Keenpuram, South Vazhakulam, Aluva, Ernakulam. Pin-683 105 Phone: 0484-2679680, cdbtdc@gmail.com,
tdccdb@rediffmail.com

* Training Programme for Women Entrepreneurs and Self Help Groups

at Technology Development Centre, Aluva

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

  • To focus attention on the huge potential for coconut convenience foods and range of product recipes.

  • To impart training skills, entrepreneurship development, leadership qualities and provide marketing tips.

  • To familiarize the participants about quality control operations & quality management systems being followed in food processing industries.

  • To gain an insight into various packaging systems for preservation of coconut convenience foods.

COVERAGE

       Introductory session on training programme.

       Product familiarization.

       Product demonstration.

       Hands on training.

       Quality standards and quality management systems.

       Packaging and preservation techniques.

       Marketing strategies.

       Repeat sessions.

PRODUCTS COVERED (4 DAYS)
(Demonstration and training) Coconut chips. Coconut cookies, Lemonade Thiyal mix. Coconut milk toffee, Coconut candy Coconut chocolate. Coconut pickle & Snowball tender coconut.

PRODUCTS COVERED (1 DAY)
(Demonstration only) Coconut chips. Coconut cookies. Coconut lemonade & Coconut candy.

PRODUCTS COVERED (2 DAYS)
(Technology transfer cum training) Coconut Vinegar

PROGRAMME

This Programme has been designed for self help groups/women groups/societies/entrepreneurs venturing into coconut based convenience foods.

VENUE: TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD Keenpuram, South Vazhakulam, Aluva - 683105 Kerala. Tel: 0484-2679680 (10 km from Aluva (Aluva - Perumbavoor private bus route)

DURATION: 1 to 4 DAYS No of Seats: 10-12 Persons per batch.

FEES: Rs.450/- per participant for 4 day programme, Rs.125/- per participant for one day programme and Rs.1000/- per individual or unit (max. 3 nominees) for two day programme on Coconut Vinegar. Fee covers lecture sessions, course material, lunch, tea & snacks and Institutional amenities.

REGISTRATION

Participants are requested to register in the enclosed registration form along with prescribed fee in favour of Coconut Development Board payable at Aluva.

EVALUATION

Performance will be evaluated and grade will be awarded along with certificate.

REGISTRATION FORM

Name of the Participant/s :

Contact Address :

Phone :

If sponsored, sponsoring
agency's address:

Phone :

Fax :

E-mail :

Preferred dates for training (give 3 options)

Interested in:    1 day       2 days      4 days programme
(Tick whichever applicable)                         

DDNo......................... Amount Rs.........................

Signature of sponsoring authority ........................

Payment shall be made by DD in favour of: COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD payable at Aluva

Mail the Registration form along with prescribed registration fee to

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD, Keenpuram, South Vazhakulam, Aluva-683105 Kerala. Email: cdbtdc@gmail.com, tdccdb@rediffmail.com

 

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1. Processing Technologies

 

2. Success Stories

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