Producer Collectives

Producer Collectives

A Producer Collective (PC) is a collective of individual producers coming together for a commonly perceived objective. PC also facilitates information flow, enables collective action, business and lobbies for local infrastructure.



It is a formal higher-level integration of producer groups for


Value addition


Economies of scale

The membership usually ranges between 300 and 3,000 producers (For certain commodities and in sparsely populated tribal areas, membership can be 150-300 producers). All the Producer Collectives have been registered under the Companies Act, 2013. They are sanctioned with start-up funds of Rs.30 Lakh in four tranches after achieving the respective milestones.