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Authors: PANKAJ, ASHWANI
Advisor: H. S. VIJAYA KUMAR
Title: COMMODITY PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OF COLD STORAGE UNITS IN HYDERABAD (A.P.)
Publisher: University of Agricultural Sciences GKVK, Banglore
Language: en
Type: Thesis
Pages: 136
Agrotags: null
Abstract: Horticulture has emerged as the focal commercial sector among all agricultural activities in the coimtry, which has witnessed a pacy growth. The present scenario of cold storage industry in India in general and Andhra Pradesh ia particular, has been moderately encouraging. The study was taken up purposively in Hyderabad district of Andhra Pradesh, where the total installed capacity was 32,530 MT covering 11 units out of which 4 were selected based on their installation capacities. Performance and good working nature. The primary and secondary data pertaining to the study was elicited from Farmers, traders, cold storage operators, NHB, DES, MANAGE, Rainbow revolution and Annadaatha etc. From the study, it revealed that there were 119 cold storage units in Andhra Pradesh and the state was divided into three important regions such as Telangana, Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh occupying different number of cold stores with varied installed capacities. The major commodities stored were turmeric, tamarind, chilli, Apple and orange with varied relative humidities, temperatures and storage duration. The study also revealed that cost on installation of selected units, buildings occupied major share followed by machineries. Evaluation pattern of investment noticed that at 4% rate of interest all the units showed positive NPV'S, and at 12% rate of interest, only unit-II was found positive, and total variable cost was high when compared to total fixed cost. Composition of users group comprised of both farmers and traders, but farmers share to the storage was comparatively high, and the problems encoimtered by the users group and operators were high power charges, high rate of interest, paucity of working capital and lack of awareness among the users, and to rectify the constraints necessary measures were taken up.
Subject: Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation
Theme: COMMODITY PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT OF COLD STORAGE UNITS IN HYDERABAD (A.P.)
These Type: M.B.A.
Issue Date: 2007-01-05
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