Major Commodities

Copra

The copra obtained by drying the kernel of coconut is the richest source of vegetable oil containing 65 to 70 per cent oil. Copra from Tiptur in Tumkur district of Karnataka is famous for its taste & look.

India ranks first in copra production.

Arrivals in QTLS

Major Market

Tiptur

Arsikere

Turuvekere

Gubbi

Huliyar

Channarayapatna

2012-13

561274

91784

43545

40718

3513

35797

2013-14

602185

37033

39399

69578

960

26669

2014-15

367059

19845

12386

15370

12406

12802

2015-16

332077

51733

12631

15330

7915

10393

2016-17

961920

41935

1415

32996

41438

60049

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THE ORGANISATION

Government of Karnataka had constituted a committee under the chairmanship of the Additional Secretary to Government, Co-operation Department to explore means to improve the agricultural marketing system, identify the interventions required in the sector and suggest necessary reforms.

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