PACS (Primary Agricultural Credit Society)

FounderGovernment of India
LocationIndia
AffiliationsCooperative Societies India

Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) is a basic unit and smallest co-operative credit institutions in India It works on the grassroots level (gram panchayat and village level).

PACS structure

State-wise number of PACS

Northern region: 10,818
Chandigarh: 16
Haryana: 640
Himachal Pradesh: 2,117
Jammu & Kashmir: 765
Punjab: 1,609
Rajasthan: 6,411
North-Eastern region: 3500
Arunachal Pradesh: 34
Assam: 766
Manipur: 232
Meghalaya: 179
Mizoram: 133
Nagaland: 1719
Sikkim: 169
Tripura: 268
Eastern region: 19,421
Andaman & Nicobar Islands: 46
Bihar: 8,463
Jharkhand: 498
Odisha: 2,452
West Bengal: 7,962
Central region: 15,357
Chhattisgarh: 1,213
Madhya Pradesh: 4,457
Uttarakhand: 759
Uttar Pradesh: 8,929
Western region: 29,633
Goa: 77
Gujarat: 8,154
Maharashtra: 21,402
Southern region: 13,703
Andhra Pradesh: 2,808
Karnataka: 4,740
Kerala: 1,566
Puducherry: 53
Tamil Nadu: 4,538
Telangana : 0
Total in all India: 92,432