Producer Company (PC) is a legal form of the company. In 2002 an Act was passed in Parliament and this legal form was created. It takes care of the flaws in the cooperative socities but keeps its strengths. It has also borrowed the strengths of the corporate companies. According to this new law, only farmer – producers can be members of the Producer Company and the farmer members themselves will manage this company. Paid staff can be employed to help the farmer- producers run the Producer Company. These Producer Companies will be promoted by the farmers, will be run by the farmers and for the benefits of the farmers. Over the years, the surplus (if any) would be shared among the farmers only.

Producer Company is established so that it can improve returns to farmers through

1. Collective inputs purchase

2. Collective marketing

3. Processing

4. Increasing productivity through better inputs

5. Increasing knowledge of farmers

6. Ensuring quality

  • Every company incorporated as a “Producer Company” shall have the last words “Producer Company Limited” as part of its name.


Separate Legal Entity

A producer company is a legal entity and a juristic person established under the Act. Therefore, a producer company has wide legal capacity and can own property and also incur debts. The members (Directors) of a producer company have no liability to the creditors of a producer company

Limited Liability

Limited Liability means the status of being legally responsible only to a limited amount for liabilities of the producer company. In a Producer Company, the members are not held personally responsible for the liabilities of the Producer company

Better Credibility

A producer company enjoys better credibility when compared to unregistered producer organizations. Producer companies are registered and monitored by the Central Government. Producer Organization are on the other hand governed and monitored by State Governments

Easy Management

The Board of Management of a producer company can be easily changed by filing simple forms with the Registrar of Companies. The Board of Management of a producer company controls the activities of the producer company

Owning Property

A producer company being a juristic person, can acquire, own, enjoy and alienate, property in its own name. No member can make any claim upon the property of the producer company as long as it is a going concern

Perpetual Succession

Producer company remains in existence until it is legally wound up

Documents Required

  • Scanned copy of

    PAN Card or Passport (Foreign Nationals & NRIs)

  • Scanned copy of

    Voter's ID/Passport/Driver's License

  • Scanned copy of

    Latest Bank Statement/Telephone or Mobile Bill/Electricity or Gas Bill

  • Scanned

    Passport-sized photograph

  • Specimen signature

    Blank document with signature [directors only]

Minimum Requirement

  • Producer

    Minimum ten individual or two Producer institution or combination of both

Registration Process

  • 6
    Incorporation Certificate
    5 to 7 days
  • 5
    Submission of MOA & AOA
    3 to 5 Days
  • 4
    Name Reservation
    2 to 3 days
  • 3
    Obtain DSC and DIN
    4 to 5 days
  • 2
    Verification of Information
    2 to 3 days
  • 1
    Collation of Information

You will get

  • DIN

    For 5 Directors

  • DSC

    For 5 Directors

  • Name

    Search & Approval

  • MOA


  • Registration Fees of


  • Pan Card of


Minimum ten individuals or two producer institutions or any combination of ten individuals and producer institutions are required for incorporating a Producer Company. There is no limit on the maximum number of members of a Producer Company.

Minimum five and maximum 15 directors are required for a producer company.

Yes, producer compnay needs to do annual filling with ROC each year. Further it has to must maintain books of accounts to comply with statutory audit requirements and submit income tax returns.

The Director of producer company needs to be over 18 years of age and must be a natural person. He must be involved in farming activities.

Any individual farmer or producer institutions can become a shareholder in producer company.

No, Producer Company can have only equity share capital.

No, you needn’t be available in person, producer company incorporation process is online. A scanned copy of documents can be sent to us via mail, and we will handle the rest.