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AREA RATES W.E.F. 01.04.2016

1) Bag equivalent means ratio of the number of standard bags which can be accommodated in 9.29 square metres (100 square feet) area to the number of packages of a particular commodity which can be accommodated in the same area.

2) Commodities deposited in Bulk such as 41 AC pipes / AC Sheets/ Iron and Steel Materials/ Agricultural Tools and implements and the like which do not confirm to any uniform size / packing which are received without packing shall be accepted on area basis subject to load bearing capacity 33 MTs to a square feet in the warehouses or 3.55 MT to a square metre.

3) The Month tariff per square metre / Fertilizer rate per MT.

Rate for Normal 

rated WHs.

Rate for High rated WHs.

Fertilizer Rate for all WHs Per MT/Month.

S.No Paritculars  Gross area in Sq.mtr Net area in sq.mtr Gross area in Sq.mtr Net area in sq.mtr


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4) Insurance tariff rates on area basis are exclusive of insurance/indemnification on advalorem surcharge will be realized at the following rates.

a) For Non-Hazardous goods 3 paise per Rs.100/- value of stocks for each calendar month or part thereof.
b) Hazardous Category goods 5 paise per Rs.100/- value of stocks for each calendar month or part thereof.
c) Hazardous category II & III goods 6 paise per Rs.100/- value of stocks for each calendar month or part there of.

5) The following warehouses are classified as High rated warehouses
1. Vellore
2. Trichy
3. Dindigul
4. Salem Town
5. Salem Junction
6. Meelavittan

The Corporation has warehouses at 55 places throughout the State.  The main activity of the Corporation is to provide scientific storage facilities to the farmers and the trading community with a view to reduce storage loss.

The Corporation acquires land and builds warehouses on scientific method at potential places after conducting market survey.

It also provides Negotiable Warehouse Receipts to the producers, dealers and others to get credit facilities from the banks.  Besides, the Corporation carries out disinfestations/ pest control services in their own godowns as well as in various Government and private buildings as part of its commercial activities.

General superintendence and management of the affairs of the Corporation is vested with the Board of Directors, comprising eleven Directors including Chairman.

Five Directors nominated by the Government of Tamil Nadu Two Directors nominated by the Central Warehousing Corporation and Three Director nominated by the Government of India. Chairman of the Board of Directors is nominated by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

The Board acts on sound business principles having regard to public interest and is guided by the policies of the Government.


TNWC was established under the Agricultural Produce (Development and Warehousing) Corporation Act, 1956, which  was subsequently replaced by Warehousing Corporation Act, 1962.

Commencement of Activities: 2nd May 1958.

SHARE  HOLDERS : CWC  (50%) and Govt. of Tamil Nadu (50%)  

SHARE  CAPITAL : Rs. 7.61  Crores  CWC

Rs. 7.61 Crores Govt. of Tamil Nadu

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