ATTAPPADY CO-OPERATIVE FARMING SOCIETY LTD., NO. P-637
Agali P.O, Palakkad District
Attappady Co-operative Farming Society was formed in 1975 under Western Ghat Project aiming for reform 420 landless Scheduled Tribes families in Attappady. It has been registered under Co-operative on 24.03.0975. as per G.O (Rt.) 3343/75/A.D dtd 3.12.1975. 1092.79 hector land has been reserved for this project in four various parts. There are four Farms under Attappady Co-operative Farming Society Ltd.No.P-637
The details as follows:-
|Sl.No.||Name of Farm||No. of Families||Survey No.||Extent. in Hector|
|1||Chindakki||100||1,12,14,44 Kallamala Village||283.43 Ha|
|2||Karuvara||50||23,1335 in Kallamala||141.47 Ha|
|3||Pothuppady||150||2019,1335 In Agali Village||377.89 Ha|
|4||Varadimala||120||1734,1725,1736,1742 Sholayoor Village||290.00 Ha|
The main aims of this Project which began granding land to landless tribes are
- To enhance living standard and Social security of Tribes in Attappady.
- To raise the production of Cash crops implementing eco friendly agricultural methods.
- To give creative leadership in Agricultural sector.
Besides the 4 farms, ACFS has taken Pattimalam Farm from Vattalakki Farming Society on lease basis and is running a model farm in 12 acre.
There are 816 registered members in this society as per records. They belongs to Irula, Muduka and Krumba communities.