The Andhra Pradesh State Agro Industries Corporation Limited was incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 as a Limited company and its name was subsequently changed to A.P.State Agro Industries Development corporation Limited on 31.10.1979.
Land Development Activity
The Corporation is now having a fleet of 50 dozers in operation and were programmed to turn out 40000 hours per year, as we are getting works from Government Departments. The Existing practice of lending the machines on hire for farming community will be continued intensely by giving rebates on bulk works this year also.
Farm Mechanization Division
The Corporation is utilising the 3 Regional Workshops for manufacturing equipment, machinery and thus utilizing the men & machinery to the optimum level. A.P. Agros is working as Nodal Agency for the supply of farm machinery and other required agricultural inputs to Agriculture and Horticulture Department. Every year tenders for supply of Farm implements & machinery are being called and supply rates are finalised for land preparation and seed treatment and seed sowing implements, etc..,
Leasing out Godowns
All the vacant godowns are leased out for generating revenue.
Supply of Gypsum and Zinc Sulphate
Government issued orders for supply of Gypsum on subsidy through this corporation in all the districts.
Food Processing and Testing Laboratory
Food Analytical and quality control lab is established at Chintal, Hyderabad in the CWS Premises. This unit is being set up with financial assistance of 100% subsidy from GOI, Mininistry of Food Processing Industries. GOI agreed for the proposal and sanctioned grant in aid of R's 1.8 Crores.