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CENTRAL WAREHOUSING CORPORATION (CWC)

Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), a Schedule ‘A’-Mini Ratna, Category– I, Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) is a statutory body which was established under ‘The Warehousing Corporations Act, 1962. Its aim is to provide reliable, cost-effective, value-added, integrated warehousing and logistics solution in a socially responsible and environment friendly manner.


The authorized capital and paid-up share capital of CWC areRs.100 Crore and Rs. 68.02 Crore respectively. During2020-21 (upto January, 2021), the turnover of CWC wasRs. 1709.65 Crore and its Profit Before Tax is Rs. 485.66 Crore.

As a premier Warehousing Agency, CWC was operating422warehouses as on1st February, 2021 with a total operational storage capacity of109.72 lakhMT (without management capacity) including39Custom Bonded Warehouses,25Container Freight Stations (CFSs)/ Inland Clearance Depots (ICDs),2Air Cargo Complexes (ACCs) and1Temperature Controlled Warehouses. CWC also provides services in the area of clearing & forwarding, handling & transportation, disinfestation, fumigation etc. It also offers consultancy services/ training to different agencies for construction of warehousing infrastructure.


CWC has 19 State Warehousing Corporations (SWCs) as its associates. Central Warehousing Corporation is 50% shareholder in the equity capital of the SWCs. The total investment of CWC in SWCs is Rs.61.79 Crore. As on01.02.2021, the SWCs were operating2295 warehouses with a total storage capacity of386.92 lakhMT (including 95.89 lakh MT management capacity).


For more information, please visit website of CWC at http://cewacor.nic.in/index.php