Uttarakhand State Co-operative Federation Ltd (UCF) is the multipurpose Apex Non Banking Federation of Uttarkhand. UCF was registered on 15th July 2002 after bifurcation from U.P. Co-operative Federation Ltd, (PCF) Lucknow as a result of formation of Uttarakhand State on 9 November 2000. The Federation made a humble start with 16 employees of PCF working on deputation with a share capital of 12000.00 only. The present turnover of the Federation is Rs 11236.21 lacs.
With the aim of strengthening the Cooperative Movement in the state UCF play the pivotal role in the development of the farmers and distant dwelling poor mass of the state by uplifting their lifestyle and economical condition. In the field of distribution of inputs, UCF has been making remarkable progress over the last many years by supplying all types of inputs including organic and bio fertilizers, certified seeds and pesticides to the farmers through societies at reasonable prices without compromising on its quality. UCF act as nodal agency of the Government for Procurement of farmers agriculture produce at remunerative price and its subsequent marketing within the state is done directly as well as on behalf of other state co-operative agencies. Certified seeds procured from Uttarakhand Seed Corporation, Tarai Seed Development Corporation etc, are supplied to farmers at subsidized rates as per policy of the Government. For the development of the people of hilly region and distant dwelling poor mass of the State UCF is planning to enter into retail trade by procuring their agriculture and local produce at remunerative price.
I humbly place my gratitude to the State Government, NABARD, NCDC, IFFCO, and all the Centre and State Cooperative Agencies for their support in wellbeing of the farmers and people of the State.
Brij Bhushan Gairola
Chairman : UCF