Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2016)
Andhra Pradesh handloom co-operative society: A study
Author(s): Dr. P Surya Kumar
Abstract: In this paper presents brief structure and trends of Andhra Pradesh Co-operative Society (APCO).the main objective of this paper is to examine the Procurement, Sales and Expenditure, Action plan for 2012-13 and finally Budget of APCO during 2013-14. The procurement of APCO is not in consistent most of the times it was highly fluctuated. The sales of APCO recorded Rs.128.41 crore during 1992-93; these sales were fallen to Rs.20.38 crore during 2000-01. The highest sales were registered Rs. 254.71 crores during 2011-12. The APCO expenditure was recorded Rs.20.23 crore during 1998-99 these figures are audited, these were fallen to Rs. 16.65 crore during the 2003-04. In the year 2004-05 APCO expenditure was recorded Rs.16.44 crore, these figures are un-audited figures, these expenditure were rose to Rs.19.56 crore during 2006-07. APCO was announced Action plan in the year 2012-13 for the development of handloom industry in Andhra Pradesh. A target of Rs.300.00 crores is fixed for the year 2012-13. In these 300 crores 100 crores is General, 140 crores for livery and 60 crores for yarn. The target sales were fix Rs.280 crore but actual sales are not reach to target sales noted Rs. 201.81 crores. In the year 2013-14, the target of APCO sales were fix Rs.500 crores and projected sales of APCO is Rs.550 crores respectively.