About Us

The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI):
A Friend to Cotton Farmer & A Dependable Supplier of Cotton to the Textile Industry.
CCI was established on 31st July 1970 under the administrative control of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India as a Public Sector Undertaking under the Companies Act 1956.

In the initial period of setting up, as the only public sector undertaking in the field of marketing of cotton, CCI played a role of a canalizing agency for imports of cotton and purchase of raw cotton for giving necessary price support to enterprising cultivators and also for procuring raw cotton for textile mills.

The role and function of CCI continued to enlarge with the changing cotton scenario in the country. Now, the major role of the CCI is to undertake price support operations, whenever the market prices of kapas fall below the minimum support prices (MSP) announced by Govt. of India, without any quantitative limit. Besides MSP operations, to fulfil the raw material requirement of the domestic textile industry particularly for lean season, CCI undertakes commercial purchase operations.

With a view to safeguard the economic interest of cotton farmers in all the cotton growing regions and to ensure smooth supply of good quality cotton to the textile industry in India, the Corporation is having PAN India presence through headquarters at CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra), 19 branches and more than 400 cotton procurement centres in all major cotton growing States. CCI Operations cover all the cotton growing states in the country comprising of:

  • Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan in Northern Zone
  • Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh & Orissa in Central Zone and
  • Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu in Southern Zone

Toll-free hotline number to receive complaints against corruption : 1800-22-4647