Simfed Organic Project - Assam

Assam Project's Detail (SIMFED)


Sikkim State Co-operative Supply and Marketing Federation ltd. (SIMFED) was established in the year 1983 under the Sikkim Co-operative Society’s act of 1978 and Sikkim Co-operative Societies Rule of 1981. SIMFED was established as an Apex Marketing society for the state of Sikkim with the main intension of undertaking wholesale supply of consumer goods to the Multi-Purpose Cooperative Societies (MPCS) and Consumer Cooperative Societies (CCS) and to arrange for bulk marketing of the surplus Agricultural produce including the important cash crops of the state.

Qseal in associates with Simfed is implementing three projects of organic farming under various schemes of Central as well as State Govt. some of them farming ("Adoption and certification of organic farming of horticultural Crops with web managed traceability records for the facilitation of export and domestic retail chain in ASSAM, "Baseline survey and ICS management in Organic Farming scheme under RKVY 2013-14 in ASSAM,"Adoption and PGS India certification of Organic farming of Agriculture Crops in the state of ASSAM") is an area of 500 Ha, 650 Ha, in Kamrup, Darrang, Nagaon, Sonitpur, Cachar, Golpapa, Bongaigaon, Barpeta District of Assam. Simfed has its own project office in Guwahati. The dedicated field as well as offices staff is involved in this project. A total of 1225 Number of farmers have been registered and under these projects and now these farmers are implementing organic farming practices at their field.

Project Overview


Project District Area No of Farmers
Adoption and certification of organic farming of horticultural Crops with web managed traceability records for the facilitation of export and domestic retail chain in ASSAM Kamrup (2014-15) 500 Ha 437
Baseline survey and ICS management in Organic Farming scheme under RKVY 2013-14 in ASSAM Darrang (2),Nagaon(3),Sonitpur(5),Udalgiri(1),Cachar(2) & year is 2013-14 650 Ha 788
Adoption and PGS India certification of Organic farming of Agriculture Crops in the state of ASSAM Kamrup-30,Golpara-30,Bongaigaon-20,Barpeta-17,Darrang-17 & year is 2016-17 114 Clusters 2513 & in process

Major activities under these project are as follows:

Adoption of organic farming :
1. Baseline Survey
2. Selection of project area
3. Orientation Meeting cum Awareness programme
4. Registration of Farmers
5- Preparation of AFL (G.P.S),Soil Collection
6. ICS & Cluster Formation
7. Trainer’s Training
8. Farmer’s Training
9. Club Meeting & Demonstration
10. On Farm Input Management for crop nutrient & Crop Protection.
Certification of organic farming practise.
1. Formation of ICS
2. ICS Registration with Certification Body
3. Upload the Data on Tracenet
4. 2 internal inspection in a year, carried out by Staff
5. Consist of approval committee members
6. Internal Inspection Summary sheet & corrective action
7. External Inspection Carried By Certified Body
8. Generate scope certification
Marketing of organic products.
1. Creation of marketing linkages
2. Buyer-seller meet
3. Brand building and its promotion
4. Premium price to the farmers