Producer Organization Promoting Institutions (POPI) scheme under NABARD. The aim is to set up farmers producing companies on under the POPI Scheme. The main purpose of this project is to provide supportive services to the farmers or farmers to assist them in their production or post harvesting activities, while connecting small and small weed growers to the market. Farmers' productive societies or groups work to enable small and smallholder farmers to participate successfully in local, national and global supply chains.
DMKK In collaboration with NABARD has been working as a Producer Organization Promoting Institution (POPI) in Paschim Medinipur District. Being a Producer Organization Promoting institution (POPI), DMKK had promoted eight FPCs and developing sound organizational structure, effective capacity building & providing hand holdings with the active support of District Development Manager, NABARD, Paschim Medinipur. The objective of the POs is to ensure sustainable better income realization to its members who are producers through aggregation and if feasible, value addition. Sharing of profit among members is another objective of the POs. All the producer organizations are farm based and registered under Company registration act. The Joyguru FPC Ltd. has purchased a combined harvester & Aromatic Rice processing machine. The Tilottama Krishi Seba Company Ltd. is cultivating Black gram in large scale from foundation seed to certified seed. The Sukundiha Bandhu Gosthi Company Ltd. is producing vermin compost in business manner in large scale. Keshpur Vivekananda Producer Company Ltd. is making paper plates & involve in contact farming i.e. banana. Shilpashree Farmer Producer Company is producing Black rice & Denkhi rice through SHG members. Jhargram Krishak Producer Company Limited is cultivating oil seeds and involve in contact farming i.e. Maringa and Banana and Progressive Handicraft Unit company Ltd. is manufacturing variety products of mat in large scale & export the products different parts of the country as well as abroad.