The Girijan Co-operative Corporation is a public Sector undertaking of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh established in the year 1956 for the Socio-economic upliftment of Tribals in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
a)To ensure procurement of Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) collected by the tribals and also Agricultural Produce (AP) grown by the tribal farmers duly paying them remunerative prices.
b)To ensure supply of Essential Commodities under the Public Distribution System (PDS) and other Daily Requirements (DRs) at reasonable prices to the tribal consumers through a network of Daily Requirement (DR) Sales Depots.
c)To provide Short – Term Credit to the tribal farmers for their Seasonal Agricultural Operation (SAO). GCC also undertakes other activities which are conducive to the promotion of economic interests and welfare of the Scheduled Tribes and for the attainment of the above objectives.