The entire area of collection is divided
into different units.
These units are sold in advance through
tenders and auctions by MFP Federation, Raipur .
The funds for various operations are made
available to the District Unions by the state level M.F.P. Federation.
The District Unions provide funds for procurement to the Primary
The leaves collected by collectors are
purchased by the Phad Munshi of Primary Society at every collection
centre. One employee of Forest or other Govt. Department works as Phad
Abhirakshak at each collection centre.
Each family is given a collectors card.
The daily collection of the plucker is entered in the card by Phad
Munshi. The payment of collection charges of leaves is made weekly and
the entry of the payment is made in the card.
The collection of leaves and the payment
of the collection wages to the pluckers is done
the Primary Co-operative Society only.
Green leaves are handed over at the
collection centres to the purchaser appointed in
The purchaser treats the leaves at
collection centres, transports and stores in his godowns or
the godowns of Forest Department/ Federation.
The purchaser makes the payment of the
purchase price in four equal installments.
The security deposit is 25% of the
contract amount, minimum 10% in cash and balance in the
form of Bank Guarantee.
The processing, transport and storage of leaves
in units unsold in advance are also done by primary cooperative societies
and the District Union.
The District administration is fully
involved in the collection.
The collection rate for Tendupatta is Rs. 1200/- per Standard Bag for
the year 2015.