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INTRODUCTION

Storage Division oversees policy related aspects to ensure sufficient storage capacity for Central Food Stocks. It endeavors to facilitate logistic support to Indian economy, especially for agricultural and notified commodities, through two Central Public Sector Enterprises namelyCentral Warehousing Corporation and Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited under its administrative control. It is also the administrative division for Warehousing Development & Regulatory Authority (WDRA).

CENTRAL WAREHOUSING CORPORATION (CWC)

Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), a Public Sector Undertaking set up on 02.03.1957 under this Department, is providing scientific storage facilities for agricultural implements & produce and other notified commodities. CWC is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14000:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Certified Schedule ‘A’-Mini Ratna, Category – 1 Organization.

As on 01.01.2019, CWC was operating 428 warehouses with a total storage capacity of 99.07 lakh MT including 52 Custom Bonded Warehouses, 30 Container Freight Stations (CFSs)/ Inland Clearance Depots (ICDs) providing services to the export / import trade, 3 Air Cargo Complexes (ACCs) (5961 MT) and 3Temperature Controlled Warehouses (0.02 Lakh MT), providing services to the export/import trade.

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

( Rs. in Crore )

Year

Turnover

Expenditure

Profit Before Tax

Profit After Tax

Dividend (in lakh)

Rate on Equity

Amount

2013-2014

1528.19

1271.72

256.47

161.05

48%

32.63

2014-2015

1561.83

1301.77

260.06

182.12

54%

36.71

2015-2016

1639.93

1356.37

283.56

197.82

88%

59.82

2016-2017

1606.29

1345.70

260.58

231.22

142%

96.53

2017-2018

1582.94

1555.32

27.62

31.88

32%

21.75

2018-2019

(upto Dec.2018)

1124.52

998.27

126.25

88.37

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STATE WAREHOUSING CORPORATIONS (SWCS)

CWC has 19 associates, the State Warehousing Corporations (SWCs). The total investment of the Central Warehousing Corporation, which is 50% shareholder in the equity capital of the SWCs, as on 01.01.2019wasRs. 61.79 crore. As on January, 2019 the SWCs operated 2089warehouses with a total capacity of 337.70 lakh MT.

CENTRAL RAILSIDE WAREHOUSE COMPANY LIMITED (CRWC)

CWC has formed a 100% owned subsidiary company namely, Central Railside Warehouse Company Ltd (CRWC) for development of Railside Warehouse Complexes (RWCs). The subsidiary was incorporated on 10.07.2007 and received certificate for commencement of business on 24.07.2007. As on 02.01.2019, CRWC has 19 RWCs with a total storage capacity of 3,46,267 MT.

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