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Central Warehousing Corporation

Central Warehousing Corporation was established during 1957 to provide logistics support to the agricultural sector. It is a public Warehouse operator offering logistics services to diverse group of clients. CWC operates 432 Warehouses across the country with a storage capacity of 9.96 million tonnes providing warehousing services.[1][2] These services includes foodgrain warehouses, industrial warehousing, custom bonded warehouses, container freight stations, inland clearance depots and aircargo complexes.

Function:
 
The Warehousing Corporation act, 1962:Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Central Warehousing Corporation may--[3]
 
Subscribe to the share capital of a State Warehousing Corporation;
Act as agent of the Government for the purposes of the purchase, sale, storage and distribution of agricultural produce, seeds, manures, fertilizers, agricultural implements and notified commodities; and
Carry out such other functions as may be prescribed.
The Warehousing Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2011 has been proposed in the Lok Sabha by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution seeking to make Mini-Ratna company Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) an independent body without government being a guarantor.
 
Operation:
 
CWC operations include scientific storage and handling services for more than 400 commodities include Agricultural produce, Industrial raw-materials, finished goods and variety of hygroscopic and perishable items.
 
Scientific Storage Facilities for commodities including hygroscopic and perishable items through network of 476 warehouses in India with its 5,658 trained personnel.
Import and Export Warehousing facilities at its 36 Container Freight Stations in ports and inland stations.
Bonded Warehousing facilities .
Disinfestation services.
Handling, Transportation & Storage of ISO Containers.
CWC enables the movement of imported and exportable goods to and from the port towns and has developed infrastructure of Container Freight Stations & Inland Clearance Depots throughout the country. It operates 36 CFSs/ ICDs where composite services for containerised movement of import/export cargo are provided. The Warehousing Corporation is empowered to acquire and build Warehouses for storage of Agricultural produce, seeds, fertilizers and other notified commodities and also to act as an agent of the Central Warehousing Corporation or of the Government, for the purpose of purchases, sales storage, distribution etc., of Agricultural Commodities in time of need.[6] Though it has been criticised for lack of manpower and technologically equipped warehousing facility.[7]

Central Warehousing Corporation news

56th AGM of CWC held

New Delhi: Central Warehousing Corporation, celebrated it 56th Annual General Metting (AGM) on 29th Sep 2018, with the turnover of Rs.1583 crores CWC its transforming into a better, stronger and popular Corporation and targets the growth of 10% for the financial year 2018-2019.  CWC has set up a
Posted Date :  04-10-18

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CGEWHO Celebrates Hindi Diwas with full Zeal

New Delhi: Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO) celebrated ‘HINDI DIWAS during Hindi Pakhwada’ on 14th September 2018 at its Head Quarter in Janpath Bhawan. Shri Bhupinder Singh, CEO addressed and motivated the staff for maximum use of Rajbhasha Hindi in official
Posted Date :  19-09-18

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CWC Signed an MoA with CONCOR

New Delhi: Central Warehousing Corporation, as a result of its renewed efforts to expand its business by operating a logistics facility at Pipavav Port, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Container Corporation of India Ltd. on 10 Sep 2018 at Head Quarter of Container Corporation of I
Posted Date :  12-09-18

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CWC Granted ISO 2015 Standard Certification for QMS and EMS

New Delhi: Central Warehousing Corporation, an ISO certified CPSU has successfully upgraded on 2015 standard of ISO for QMS & EMS. The Corporation has been operating in the field of warehousing and logistics on pan India basis for last six decades and has a number of landmark credits in its fold.
Posted Date :  11-09-18

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CWC Signed an MoU with MSTC Limited

New Delhi: Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), has signed an Agreement with M/s. MSTC Limited on 10th Sep 2018 for availing the forward-auction services, which shall not only bring transparency and efficiency but will also save manpower cost in processing the tender. The unique features of MST
Posted Date :  10-09-18

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Central Public Works Department Signed An MoU with CWC

New Delhi: Central Public Works Department, a Principal Engineering Organization under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, as a result of its renewed efforts to expand its outreach and work arena, signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Central Warehousing Corporation, on Septe
Posted Date :  08-09-18

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CWC Signed an MoU with LPAI

New Delhi: An MoU has been signed between Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) on 31st Oct 2018 at New Delhi for management of cargo operations at ICP Attari Amritsar, Punjab.  MoU has been signed by Shri S Charles, Director (Finance) on behalf of CW
Posted Date :  05-09-18

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CWC Signed MOU with MANGE

New Delhi: A MoU was signed between Central Warehousing Corporation, New Delhi and National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) on 31st August 2018 for Providing practical exposure to the participants registered in the education programme on Agri Warehousing Management offered
Posted Date :  31-08-18

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CWC Celebrated 72th Independence Day

New Delhi: Central Warehousing Corporation Celebrated Independence Day. Shri A.K. Shrivastava, Managing Director, hoisted the National flag in the presence of Shri S.M. Charles Director Finance, and others officials. On the occasion, MD also launched the online leave module of HRMS and mobile App
Posted Date :  16-08-18

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CGEWHO Celebrats 29th Raising Day

New Delhi: Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO) celebrated 29th Raising Day on 17th July, 2018 at its Head Quarter in Janpath Bhawan. Shri Bhupinder Singh, CEO, CGEWHO addressed the employee on the occasion. Dr. Shailesh Kumar Agarwal, ED, BMTPC and Shri Rajesh Goyal
Posted Date :  19-07-18

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CWC Observed international Yoga Day

New Delhi: Central Warehousing Corporation, observed International Yoga Day at Corporate Office, New Delhi, Shri Arun Kumar Shrivastava, Managing Director, Shri S.C. Mudgerikar, Director (MCP), Shri Savari Muthu Charles, Director (Fin.), officers and staff of the Corporation took part actively. 
Posted Date :  25-06-18

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