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DISINFESTATIONS EXTENSION SERVICE

Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation is providing disinfestations services since 30 years. Under the scheme, the Corporation undertakes disinfestations works such as eradication of Insects and Pests, Rodent Control, Fumigation of stocks to maintain the hygienic condition of commodities by killing insects present in the stocks, prophylactic treatment to the stocks, office records, stores to eradicate insects and termites, anti-termite treatment to eradicate the termites, before taking the constructions of new buildings.

a) Distribution of Food Grains under Food for Work Program:

The Government of Karnataka has entrusted the Lifting of food grains under "Food for Work Scheme" in 9 Districts, drought affected taluk's to Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation for Storage and Distribution to the implementing agencies.

So far the Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation has lifted up to 11th phase, supplied to the implementing agencies 4,47,244 MTs of food grains. The Government has lauded the word draw by KSWC.

b) Procurement of Maize Program:

For the first time in the history of KSWC the Government entrusted the work of procurement of Maize to KSWC. During the year 2004-05, under Government MSP Scheme. The Corporation has opened 22 procurement centers from 18-10-2004 in the Districts  of Shimoga, Davangere and Haveri: the Maize procured form the farmers upto 10-02-2005 was 2.41 lakh MTs. The Government of Karnataka appreciated the wonderful work done by KSWC. Procurement of Maize was also entrusted for the 2005-06 season also for the three Districts of Shimoga, Davangere and Bellary. 

Our major customers availing the facility of disinfestations services are as follows;-

1.      Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore.

2.      H.A.L. (H.D.B.Division)

3.      Vidhana Soudha Archives

4.      ISRO, Airport Road.

5.      ISTRAC, Peenya.

6.      KGID., V.V.Tower, Bangalore.

7.      KSRTC Building Press, Bangalore.

8.      CARE Karnataka.

9.      Labour Commissioner's Office.

10.    Karnataka Milk Federation.

11.     Karnataka Handloom Development Corporation.

This facility is also extended to Rice Mills, Roller Flour Mills, Cinema, Theatres, Libraries, etc., in Bangalore and throughout the State of Karnataka. Export Materials are being fumigated with Methyl Bromide.

To put it in a shell Karnataka State Warehouse Corporation is a service-oriented organization. Its motto is to provide scientific storage facility to the needy depositors at a nominal storage charge, which will be collected from the depositors.

Prevention of storage losses, security of stocks, credit facilities for the stocks stored in the Warehouses through Banks, avoiding distress sale of farmers produce, smooth and orderly flow of well-preserved stocks into the market or some of the important benefits to the farmers and other depositors.

Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation is one of the Member of National Association of Warehousing Corporation, which provides a common forum to sort out problems and issues relating to State Warehouse Corporation.