Promotion of various post-production activities for value addition and market linkage are integral parts of our development programmes. The village level producer groups have been taking active part in organising collection and processing, growers' cooperatives at the regional level and VAPCOL, the producer company, are coordinating the marketing of the produce.
Vasundhara Agri-Horti Producer Co. Ltd. (VAPCOL):

Vasundhara Agri-Horti Producer Co. Ltd (VAPCOL) is a multi-State second-tier farmer organisation registered as a Producer Company under the Companies' Act. Its members are first-tier Farmer Organisations (registered or unregistered) having primary membership of individual farmer producers. Farmers' Organisations are equity holders in VAPCOL. The Company also has non-equity-holding Institutional Members who play a supportive role to the Farmers' Organisations.

VAPCOL was registered in the year 2004. After an initial period of building a member-base, it began operations in 2008-09. VAPCOL was formed for the purpose of carrying out the business of procurement, grading, marketing, selling, export of primary produce of the members or procurement of goods or services for their benefit. Today, the producer company has a membership base of 55 producer organizations spread across the country, representing a primary membership base of 41,000 farmers. VAPCOL deals with multiple commodities produced by its members, primarily fruit and nuts.

VAPCOL is promoting and marketing the farmers' produce under the brand name "Vrindavan", which presents a wide range of products such as fresh fruit and derivatives of raw and ripe Mango, Amla derivatives, plain and flavoured Cashew Kernel and other F&V preserves. All the branch offices of VAPCOL (Vansda, Peint, Udaipur and Pune) are involved in marketing of the products. It has explored several marketing options including retail, distributor, wholesale, kiosks as well as hyper-marts. In addition, VAPCOL has also ventured into e-market channels such as Snapdeal and Amazon with Vrindavan products.

How to Become a Member?

  • Any individual farmer or any Cooperative or any other Farmer Producer Organization, whether formal or informal (including SHGs), engaged in producing, processing and marketing of agro-based products is eligible to become a member of VAPCOL.

  • Eligible members have to purchase minimum 10 equity shares of Rs. 100 each through formal share application.
For further details, please contact:
Vasundhara Agri Horti Producer Company Limited
BAIF Campus, Dr. Manibhai Desai Nagar
National Highway 4, Warje, Pune 411058, Maharashtra, India
Phone No: (Direct): 90-20-25235414; 020-25231661 Extn: 305, 252, and 261
E-mail us at : vapcolpune@gmail.com    www.vrindavan.co.in
BAIF Agro and Biotechnology Pvt. Ltd. (BABTPL)::

BAIF Agro and Bio Technology Pvt. Ltd. (BABTPL) is a company established by BAIF under the Companies Act, 1956 on November 16, 2009. Realising the shortage of superior quality fodder and nutritional supplements in the field, BAIF Agro and Bio Technology (BABTPL) has been established for production and supply of mineral mixture, feed supplements, dewormers and other critical farm inputs in BAIF’s operational areas for the benefit of dairy farmers.

BABTPL has launched the production and sale of mineral mixture such as BAIFMin – C-Without Salt ISI Mark, BAIFMIN-C-With Salt ISI Mark, VIMICON, Chelated Vimicon and Customized Premix and seeds of superior varieties of maize, bajra, soyabean and wheat on a large scale under the Cattle Feed Supplement (Mineral Mixture) and Seed Divisions.

These mineral mixtures and fodder seeds are supplied to various organisations and farmers based on demand. Collaboration with pharmaceutical companies for supply of dewormers and consultancies in wadi development, special studies on dairy development and designing of a suitable plan for capacity building of rural communities based on training needs assessment, are the other initiatives.

So far, 1301.559 metric tons of mineral mixture have been produced and marketed.

BAIFMIN-C (Without Salt ISI) Vimicon BAIFMIN-C (With Salt ISI)
Board of Directors:-
Mr. Girish G. Sohani
Dr. Narayan G. Hegde
Mr. Ashok Kothary
For details, please contact office@babtpl.com | seed@babtpl.com
 
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