LIST OF OPERATORS OF OSOCA DURING,2021
Sl No Name of the ICS Contact No Email ID Name of the Mendator/ Grower group / Individual District Area Regd. in Ha Status No of Growers
1 V SUGNANA KUMARI DEO 7894404876 docsaketh@gmail.com HOME FARM Ganjam 14.80 C1 1
2 MAHESWAR LAL 9588652865 maheswar.lal@gmail.com INDIVIDUAL Dhenkanal 5.590 C1 1
3 KOSAL ORGANIC GROWER GROUP 6371958258 info@solitaryfarmplanet.com SOLITARY FARM PLANET LLP Sambalpur 547.216 C5/Organic 475
4 MARICI ENTERPRISERS PRIVATE LIMITED 9437841505 mishra@marici.earth INDIVIDUAL Kandhamal 19.00 New 1
5 NIMAPARA FARMERS PRODUCER COMPANY LIMITED 9078123447 nimaparafpcl@gmail.com I CONCEPT INITIATIVES Puri 22.427 New 60
6 KOTHABAD FARMERS PRODUCER COMPANY LIMITED 9938852318 kothabadfpcl@gmail.com I CONCEPT INITIATIVES Puri 21.858 New 25
7 NIYOMGIRI ORGANIC 8895737058 dhirendrapandey35@yahoo.com NAFED Rayagada 167.960 New 108
8 SUBRAT KUMAR DAS 9726677111 skdas12@rediffmail.com INDIVIDUAL Dhenkanal 8.00 C2 1
9 PRITINANDA BARAL 9437195611 organic.samarpana@gmail.com INDIVIDUAL Jajpur 4.00 C3 1
10 DEOMALI ORGANIC 8895737058 dhirendrapandey35@yahoo.com NAFED Koraput 153.113 New 161
11 MADHU OJHA, GANGOTRI NATURO ORGANIC FARM 9078068675 m.ojha@gnf-organic.com INDIVIDUAL Cuttack 1.00 New 1
12 SSOV RAYAGADA 8763836776 jena.shriramorganic@gmail.com GROUP Rayagada 590.067 C4/Organic 444
                                                                  TOTAL 1555.031 1279


HUMAN RESOURCE OF OSOCA
Sl No Name of the employee with basic qualification Designation Date of joining
1 Sri Subrat Kumar Mishra  M.Sc(Ag) Chief Executive Officer 26.06.2020
2 Sri Aditya Kumar Patra  M.Sc(Ag) Quality Manager 15.02.2011
3 Sri Prasant Kumar Nayak  M.Sc(Ag) Assessor 15.02.2011
4 Sri Sambit Panigrahi  M.Sc(Ag) Inspection Manager 15.02.2011
5 Sri Saroj Kumar Mohapatra  M.Sc(Ag) Inspector 28.12.2017
6 Sri Sanjay Kumar Behera  B.A Junior Assistant 08.06.2018

About Us

OSOCA is the abbreviation of Orissa State Organic Certification Agency formed during 2007 as a part of government initiative to provide an institutional mechanism for taking up organic certification in the state of Orissa. It was carved out of OSSOPCA (Orissa State Seed & Organic Products Certification Agency) to carry out the function of Inspection & Certification Body as laid down in the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) with its headquarter at Plot No. 326, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

Policy

OSOCA proposes to provide an institutional mechanism for organic inspection and certification in the State of Orissa in particular and outside areas in general to ensure better quality organic products to the consumers. OSOCA assures of globally competitive quality certification services to the operators through a reliable certification programme formulated by an efficient and sustainable organizational set up that provides for consistent degree of non-discrimination, fairness and transparency with commitment to obtain and maintain accreditation as per NPOP guidelines.

Objective

  • To provide organic certification at a reasonable cost.
  • To establish a globally competitive certification programme.
  • To develop a credible certification system.
  • To be committed to maintain accreditation.
  • To make available quality organic products through organic certification.

Why Organic

Why Organic Certification

  • It is the only means to identify the organic product from a non-organic one.
  • It adds value to the organic product.
  • It enhances the product demand in the export market.
  • Authenticates organic quality.
  • Helps in building of trust between consumers & organic farmers.

Benefits Of Organic Farming

  • It is ecologically sustainable.
  • It is socially acceptable.
  • It is economically feasible.
  • It maintains genetic diversity.
  • It ensures animal welfare.
  • It contributes to health of nation.
  • It minimizes pollution.

Steps for Certification

  1. Request for organic certification by the operator :- Anybody (an individual/grower/a company / a society etc herein after called the operator) desirous of getting services of OSOCA must submit a written request for organic certification of their production/processing detailing the requirement. The letter is to be submitted in person in the office of OSOCA located at 326, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar.
  2. Forwarding of necessary formats by OSOCA:-The operator will be provided with the OSOCA brochure, organic standards, application form & OSOCA fee structure on production of written request in the OSOCA office.
  3. Submission of application for organic certification by the operator:-The operator shall submit the filled in application form completed in all respects to OSOCA for organic certification.
  4. Scrutiny of application & approval of organic plan by OSOCA :-On receiving the completed application, authorized personnel of OSOCA shall scrutinize the various aspects of organic management of the operator.If approved; OSOCA shall intimate the operator for deposit of fees & sign of contract. 50% of the estimated fees shall have to be paid during the contract.
  5. Contract between the operator & OSOCA:-The operator shall have to enter into a contract with OSOCA for carrying out the organic certification.
  6. Inspection of organic projects by the inspector of OSOCA:-Organic certification requires yearly inspection. In addition, unannounced or more detailed inspections shall be carried out at irregular intervals or in response to concerns regarding possible violations of the standards. The cost of such additional inspections shall be charged to the Operator only in case,that substantial non-conformities are found. For very large operations, or operations with a special risk,a second annual inspection will be carried out as a routine,and will be included in the offer. OSOCA inspectors shall inspect the organic projects in accordance with NPOP & prepare an inspection report.The operator shall cooperate with the Inspector & sign on the inspection documents required by the inspector. A copy of the inspection report shall be made available to the operator.
  7. Certification decision by OSOCA:-The OSOCA inspector shall submit the inspection report to the inspection manager & he shall submit the report to the Assessor who shall assess the organic management system of the operator based on the inspection report of the inspection manager & shall submit the same to the Quality Manager with his remarks & Quality Manager shall place it before the certification committee. The certification committee shall take the certification decision & the same shall be communicated to the operator.
  8. Issue of certificate & label approval by OSOCA:-On the basis of the decision of the certification committee the operator shall be issued with the certificates after obtaining his written request & deposit of balance 50% fees.
  9. Appeal by operator:-If the operator is not satisfied with the certification decision of OSOCA he has the right to appeal against the decision to the Appellate Authority.
  10. Complaints:-When written complaint is received by OSOCA regarding own operation( against Inspector, say)or against certified operators the Complaint shall be addressed expeditiously.

ANNUAL FEE STRUCTURE (in Rupees)
Fees for Farm units/individual/group Manufacturer/processor Remarks
Registration
  1. Small area (less than 25 ha):100
  2. Medium unit(more than 25 but less than 100 ha):500
  3. large units(more than 100 ha):1000
  1. Small (turnover < 10 lakh)
  2. Medium (less than 50 lakh):1500
  3. Large (more than 50 lakh):2500
Annual renewal fee: 50% of the registration fee.
Inspection @2000/- for 1st 8hrs or part and @250/-for subsequent 1 hr or part @2000/- for 1st 8hrs or part and @250/-for subsequent 1 hr or part For preparation of inspection visits
Certification Rs 10/- per ha
  1. Small: 1000
  2. Medium: 3000
  3. Large: 5000
Certification work.
Travel time 50/- per hour. 50/- per hour After 08 hours journey.
Travel expenses Actual Actual For travel, food & accommodation where applicable.
Scope certificate 1000/- 1000/- The added value of widely recognised certificate.
Transaction certificate, if required 500/- 500/- Per copy
Chemical analysis, if required Actual cost Actual cost Soil/ water/ leaf/ and product samples.
Note: Taxes will be extra as applicable.