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Action by Department of Administrative Reforms and public Grievance
Copy of a letter No. 5/1051/2013-TFS from GOI, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, Trade Finance Section.
Shri Viju Chacko
Secretary in charge
Kottayam – 686002 (Kerala)
Subject: Electronic Grievance Registration No. DOCOM/E/2013/00065 dated 6.3.2013 of Shri S. Chandrasekharan Nair, regarding mistakes in Indian Rubber Statistics
I am directed to refer the electronic grievance on the above subject forwarded on CPGRAMS on 6.3.2013.
2. It is requested that this department may be apprised of the latest status of action taken in the mater as DARPG is closely monitoring and pressing hard for early redressal and disposal of the grievance.
Copy for information to:
1. Department of Administrative Reforms and public Grievance, (Kind Attn: MS Pratibha Ahuja, Under secretary), 5th floor, Sardar Patel Bhavan, New Delhi – 110001.
2. Shri S. Chandrasekharan nair, C/o shri Raghav, Perukavu, Peyad – PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 573 Kerala.
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Status as on 01 May 2013 Registration Number : DOCOM/E/2013/00065
Name Of Complainant : S Chandrasekharan Nair
Date of Receipt : 06 Mar 2013
Received by : Department of Commerce
Forwarded to : Rubber Board
Officer name : Viju Chacko FCA
Officer Designation : Secretary i c&Director Fin
Contact Address : Sub-Jail Road, P.B. No. 1122, Kottayam, Kerala
Contact Number : 04812301231
e-mail : email@example.com
Grievance Description : Sir The Indian Rubber Statistics published by Rubber Board with mathematical errors which lime light large quantity of Rubber missing.
Current Status : UNDER PROCESS
Date of Action : 30 Apr 2013
A reply received from the Secretary
I am sorry to say that you are wrong. I was analyzing the Indian Rubber Statistics from 1999 onwards. By purchasing Annual Rubber Statistics published by the Rubber Board periodically. Kindly verify the following spread sheets published online. If I done a mistake I have to correct the same.
I request the Secretary of Rubber Board to verify the above analysis published by me and give me a reply as soon as possible.
The latest annual rubber statistics Vol 35 of 2012 also purchased by me to compile the details published by the Rubber Board.
Performance of Natural Rubber 2011-12 Stock at the beginning of the year 253975 Tonnes Area 734780 hectares 3.3 % Growth Production 903700 Tonnes 4.8% Growth Consumption 964415 Tonnes 1.8% Growth Import 213785 Tonnes –% Growth Export 27145 Tonnes – % Growth Average Market Price for RSS 4 grade Rs. 20805/100Kg Rs. 208.05 per Kg Stock at the end of the year 236275 Tonnes 236275 + 149550 Tonnes Number of small holdings 1.2 Million Number of large estates 538 Average yield per hectare 1841 Kg Customs duty on Natural rubber Solid Form 20% or Rs 20/kg which ever is lower Latex 70.00% or Rs 49/kg which ever is lower
Value of Natural Rubber Imported Rs. 4248.2 crore Rs. 198.71 per Kg Value of Natural Rubber Exported Rs. 441.3 crore Rs. 162.57 per Kg Value of rubber products imported Rs. 5074.16 crore (2010-11) Value of rubber products exported Rs. 11514.27 crore Income from NR to growers Rs. 18800 crore Cess of NR collected Rs. 101.01 crore —– Tonnes at cess Rs. 2/kg (Import 213785 + Purchase 758961 Tonnes?) Number of licensed dealers 9593 Number of licensed manufacturers 4386 Tyre and Non-tyre consumption ratio 65:35 NR and SR consumption ratio 69:31 Per capita consumption of elastomer 1.14 Kg Tyre industry turnover Rs. 43000 crores Tyre production 125.40 Million Numbers Value of tyre exports Rs. 4209 crores Costoms duty on tyres World production 10.978 million tonnes World consumption 10.919 million tonnes World NR & SR consumption ratio 42:58 International price RSS 3 Rs. 20915/100 Kg Rs. 209.15 per Kg
Opening Stock 277600 Tonnes Consumption 964415 Tonnes Production 903700 Tonnes Export 27145 Tonnes Import 213785 Tonnes Balance Stock 236275 Tonnes Missing 167250 Tonnes Total 1395085 Tonnes Total 1395085 Tonnes
Publication: The Times Of India Mumbai; Date: May 30, 2012; Section: Spl Report; Page: 15
Kochi: For most residents in Peyad in Thiruvananthapuram, S Chandrasekharan Nair is just another farmer who cultivates rubber alongside a variety of cash crops at his six-acre plot. Nair, however, has his own Farmville on the internet. Blogging under the tag ‘Kerala Farmer’ (http://keralafarmer.wordpress.com/ ; http://keralafarmeronline.com/lang/en/) since 2000, Nair is an amazingly rich source of information to farmers across Kerala on methods and techniques of rubber cultivation.
Nair’s blog talks about all that one should know about rubber cultivation. It deals with soil quality, marketing of the product, daily updates on price, and statistics on production and consumption. But the point that Kerala Farmer focuses on is green farming. Nair also urges the farming community to stay away from unscientific use of fertilizers.
“I started blogging because I wanted to share what I know about farming with others. I posted about farming techniques which I am familiar with and those that I learned while growing up. The fact that I was not an agricultural scientist but someone who actually reaped success at the fields must have convinced and pulled in surfers into my blog. Discussions are often lively and, to be honest, I also pick up new techniques from fellow farmers,” he said.
The 63-year-old farmer wakes up at 5am and spends a minimum of five hours online. He admits his English was poor during the initial stage of blogging. But, then, as in the field, he worked hard. Now he blogs in three languages —Malayalam, Hindi and English.
Nair tweaked the successful Thumburmuzhi model of waste management in Kerala to make it more cost effective. In the original model, cow dung is used as a source for microbes. But Nair used the slurry from his biogas plant and succeeded in turning waste into manure within 12-13 weeks. At his farm where coconut, tapioca and other vegetable crops are cultivated along with rubber, he makes sure he uses only ‘green’ manure.
IT professional across the state helped him learn the blogging techniques. He makes use of social networking websites such as Facebook and LinkedIn to spread his rubber gospel.
Total area of cultivation in Kerala (2010-11) — 5,34,228 hectares Total production in Kerala (2010-11) — 7,70,580 tonnes In Kerala, rubber is generally grown in midlands and highlands. A majority of the cultivation is concentrated in Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Idukki districts. Kerala provides 90 per cent of India’s requirement Production all over India (2010-2011) — 8,61,950 tonnes Consumption all over India (2010-2011) — 9,47,715 tonnes Sheela Thomas, chairman, Rubber Board, says natural rubber production has gone up by 4.3 per cent during the financial year 2011-12
WHAT IS TMACT?
Thumburmuzhy Model Aerobic Composting Technique (TMACT) is a cost-effective and eco-friendly waste management system ideal to deal with garbage in Kerala, where biodegradable waste contains high moisture content. So, the best option is composting or turning it into biogas. TMACT can be set up for a large communities for just Rs 8,500, says its pioneer Francis Xavier, faculty, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. Xavier claims TMACT does not release methane or results in odour.
The plant with a cement floor and wall with gaps in between should have a roof to prevent the waste from getting wet. After laying wet cow dung up to 6 inches on the cement floor, a layer of biodegradable waste, including livestock waste, can be laid which again should be topped with cow dung. The layering process should continue till the plant gets completely filled. The energy produced due to bacterial
o growth creates a 75 C environment inside the plant that prevent flies from laying eggs. Since the moisture content is only 60%, the composting process will not create any odour.
RUBBER SOLUTION: In his blog, S Chandrasekharan Nair talks about all that one should know about rubber cultivation
Can you imagine how India got the productivity of 1819 kg/hectare in 2011. It is a mathematical game. Highest monthly production and lower balance stock at the end of December. World statistics covers from January to December and India April to March. Thus a comparison is impossible.If 90067 Tonnes for the year 2011 is +Ve missing how the productivity increased?
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Written news received to the Media publishes with out any verification. Is the evidences available on the pages published by keralafarmer irritative one? We have experts on Statistics and Economics. What they want to say?
http://t.co/9Y5MJIch An evidence of irregularities in Rubber Production with a missing of 56953 Tonnes Up to November 2011
Picture Courtesy: Mathrubhumi
The Rubber Board has forecast that the production in 2011-12 is likely to increase by 4.6 per cent to 9,02,000 tonnes, and consumption by 2.9 per cent to 9,77,000 tonnes. Meanwhile, imports are slated to fall this year even as exports are expected to grow. The year is likely to end with a stock of 2,71,000 tonnes, marginally higher than last year’s level.
Please verify the above details with the following to ensure the irregularities.
Ref: http://rubberboard.org.in/reports/exportimportvalue.pdf (Latest by the Rubber Board)
Latest Monthly Rubber Statistical News: http://www.rubberboard.org.in/RSN/RSN_Jan_2012.pdf Published in January 2012.
Compiled by Statistics & Planning Department, Rubber Board
Printed and Published By M. G. Sathees Chandran Nair, Dy. Director (P&PR), Rubber Board, Kottayam-686 002
Phone: 2301231; Fax: 2571380, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rubber Board published a higher production for the year 2011-12 with highest stock with Growers. Balance stock of previous year also higher to highlight the highest productivity among the World. By a compiled statistics analysis it is evident that a Missing figure added as +Ve which means stock balance published as a reduced figure. The missing is visible on both Natural and synthetic rubber. Low priced export can be lime lighted with the help of RTI Act 2005.The media speculation on this issue is a challenge against common man.
Details of 2010-11 http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=t4fF98_uMo-BcuFtwvZ6hMg&output=html
Production 2010-11 :: 8619560 Tonnes.
Listen the truth ::
Sale of Natural Rubber by Growers Up to November 2010-11 – 527460 Tonnes 2011-12 – 572385 Tonnes
Purchase by manufacturers Up to November 2010-11 – 553448 Tonnes (excess purchase from the stock with dealers/processors) 2011-12 – 498292 Tonnes
Opening Stock of October 279550 + Production 89300 + Import 7772 = Availability 376622 Tonnes
Balance Stock of October 243000 + Consumption 76495 + Export 2981 = 322476 Tonnes
How to Tally? By adding the missing of 54146 Tonnes
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