Introduction

         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.

Objectives :

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.