Primary Agricultural Credit Society

A Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) is a basic unit and smallest co-operative credit institutions in India.[1] It works on the grassroots level (gram panchayat and village level).

Primary Agricultural Credit Society
FounderGovernment of India
Location
  • India
AffiliationsCooperative Societies India
PACS structure[2]

State-wise number of PACSEdit

State 2016 2019
Northern region 11558 13,431
Chandigarh 16 17
Haryana 640 613
Himachal Pradesh 2117 2,166
Jammu & Kashmir 765 620
Punjab 1609 3,543
Rajasthan 6411 6,472
North-Eastern region 3500 3,396
Arunachal Pradesh 34 34
Assam 766 766
Manipur 232 90
Meghalaya 179 179
Mizoram 133 164
Nagaland 1719 1,719
Sikkim 169 176
Tripura 268 268
Eastern region 19,421 18,620
Andaman & Nicobar Islands 46 51
Bihar 8463 8,463
Jharkhand 498 n.a.
Odisha 2452 2,701
West Bengal 7962 7,405
Central region 15357 15,478
Chhattisgarh 1213 1,333
Madhya Pradesh 4457 4,457
Uttarakhand 759 759
Uttar Pradesh 8929 8,929
Western region 29633 29,797
Goa 77 81
Gujarat 8154 8,535
Maharashtra 21402 21,181
Southern region 14525 14,516
Andhra Pradesh 2058 1,818
Karnataka 4740 4799
Kerala 1566 5,679
Puducherry 53 1,647
Tamil Nadu 4538 4450
Telangana 906 906
All India 93995 99,635

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