The Jharkhand State Minor Forest Produce Co-operative
Development and Marketing Federation
is a state level apex Co-operative federation for
procurement of Minor Forest
Produce from the rural growers
The objects of the federation shall
be in general to promote Minor Forest Produce (MFP)
industries on Co-operative basis and in particular:-
To purchase of Minor Forest Produce (Nationalised with
prior permission from the competent authority) directly
(i) Primary Agriculture Credit
(ii) Vyapaar Mandal Sahyog
(iii) Primary Minor Forest
Produce Co-Operative Societies (PMFPCS)
To provide finance to LAMPS/PACS/VMSS/PMFPCS) for
procurement of Minot Forest Produce From Primary growers
To arrange for marketing of minor forest produce and to
its products through concerned government agencies or
To help in the activities of promotion of production of
To enter into all kinds of contracts and transaction
relating to purchases and sale of MFP and it products
with a view to the gradual elimnation of middle men and
to ensure fair price to the MFP growers of collectors.
To acquire and hold shares in any Co-operative Society
in the interest of the Federation.
To take necessary steps to safeguard the interest of the
To en courage thrift, self help and co-operation amongst
the member of its affiliated societies and to promote
the development of Co-operative idia and enterprises
among its members.
To arrange for the training of the members of the
To motivate, help co-ordinate and assist the member
societies and their members in adopting cultivation of
medicinal plants and collection of medicinal herbs and
to grow bio-fuel plants like Jatropha and others.
undertake such other business and do such other things
as are incidental and conductive to the promotion and
attainment of the above objectives.
Federation may obtain funds from the following
Board of Directors
Shri Kamal Kishore Soan
Secretary, Department of Co-operation
Managing Director, Jharkhand State Co-operative
Bank Ltd.,- Director
Nominee of Department of Finance
Nominee of Department of Forest
Director, Institute of Forest Productivity
Managing Director, Jharkhand State Forest
Chairman - Getalsood LAMPS
Chairmain - Pandra LAMPS Ltd.
Chairman - Rampur LAMPS Ltd.
Chairman - Johna LAMPS Ltd.
Director - Angara LAMPS Ltd.
Director - Hardaag LAMPS Ltd.
Director - Pancha LAMPS Ltd.
Director - Tatisilwai LAMPS Ltd.
Forests In Jharkhand
Jharkhand accounts for
3.4% of the total forest cover of the country and ranks 10th among
all states. Madhya Pradesh has the largest forest cover accounting
for almost 11.2% of the total forest in the country followed by
Arunachal Pradesh (10.01%), Chhattisgarh (8.25%), Orissa (7.15%) and
Forest area in Jharkhand vis-a-vis India (in Sq.
Source : Jharkhand statistics profile 2006