IMAG0768The Aadhimalai Pazhangudiniyar Producer Company Limited (AAPCL) which formed in the year 2014 has over 1600 producers across various indigenous communities in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve as members. The Producer Company had its share distribution programme on 01.10.2015 at the Flood Relief Centre at Kotagiri. The guests of honour for the event were Mr. S.Krishnan, IAS, Principal Secretary (Planning and Development), Dr. P.Shankar, IAS, District Collector-Nilgiris, Mr. I.Anwardeen,IFS, Conservator-Coimbatore Circle, Mr. Srinivasa Reddy, IFS, Field Director – Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Directors of Keystone Foundation and representatives from the Kotagiri Town Panchayath.

IMAG0790The indigenous communities from Sigur, Pillur, Sathyamangalam, Kotagiri and Coonoor attended the event. The Annual Report of APPCL was released during the event by the Directors of APPCL and a presentation on the journey of AAPCL was given by Mr. Mallikarjunamoorthy, CEO of APPCL.

Share certificates were distributed to the members of AAPCL by the guests of honour.  The event concluded cultural performance by the communities.