This is the Corporation was established consequent
on the recommendation of the Empowered committee Which
examined the report of late Sri.J.S Jesudasan, then
Special Secretary (Election & Chief Electron Officer)
appointed as Special Officer to examine the feasibility
of establishing a palmgur Corporation. The main objects
to be pursued by the Company are:
1) To execute scheme for the economic well being of
2) To establish production centeres, Industrial and
marketing units of palmyrah products
3) Palmyrah palm cultivation
The Corporation was registered as a fully Government-owned
company on 13 th November 1985 under the Companies
Act1956, Shri M. Bhagyanathan Nadar IPS Special officer
for the formation of the Company was appointed as
the Managing Director –in- Charge on 20.03.1986.
Its first Chairman was Shri.P.G Muralidharan, IAS,
Commissioner & Secretary (Industries)
II. ACTIVITIES &ACHIEVEMENTS
Over these years, the company had set up two-facility
centre, one at Kottammam in Trivandrum and the others
at Kalleppully in Palakkad District.
In 1991, the Corporation started manufacturing soft
drink from it Kottamam Facility Centre. Its products
are named as palm Lahar, Palm Syrup and Palm Squash.
Kottamum centre had also initiated training to Palmyrah
workers for manufacturing palm leaf and Palm fiber
The Kalleppully centre was set up for processing palm
fibre made out of fronds, which are available in plenty
in the Palakkad District.