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Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), a Schedule ‘A’-Mini Ratna, Category – 1 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 total paid up capital of CWC are Rs.100 Cr. and Rs.68.02 Cr respectively. During 2019-20, the turnover of CWC  was Rs. 1727.63 Cr., its Profit Before Tax was Rs. 409.67 Cr. and its Profit After Tax was Rs. 372.32 Cr. CWC has provisioned for a total dividend of Rs.111.75 Cr. for the year2019-20to its shareholders, out of which 64.98 Cr has been paid as interim dividend.

As a premier Warehousing Agency, CWC was operating 421 warehouses as on 01.10.2020 with a total operational storage capacity of100.26 lakh MT (without management capacity) including 41 Custom Bonded Warehouses, 25 Container Freight Stations (CFSs)/ Inland Clearance Depots (ICDs), 2 Air Cargo Complexes (ACCs) and 1 Temperature 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 on 01.10.2020, the SWCs were operating 2290 warehouses with a total storage capacity of406.82 lakh MT (including 102.99 lakh MT management capacity).

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