National Award of the Coconut
Coconut Development Board has instituted National
Awards under the following categories for promoting
excellence in coconut farming, product development,
diversification, quality improvement, export and
1. The Best Coconut Farmer:
(a) National level,
(b) South West Region, and
(c) East-North East Region.
2. The Best Coconut Processor:
(a) Conventional Coconut Products and
(b) Non-Conventional Coconut Products.
3. The Best Research Worker:
(a) Product Development / New Applications and uses
for Coconut / nutritional & biochemical findings.
(b) Machinery / Equipment Development
4. The Master Craftsman manufacturing Coconut based
(a) Large scale category
(b) Small scale category
5. The Best Exporter of Coconut Products:
(Category A) Turnover above Rs.10 crore/year.
(Category B) Turnover upto Rs.10 crore/year.
6. The Best Extension Worker in the field of Coconut
7. The Best Co-operative Society / NGO in the field
of coconut development.
8. The Best Palm Climber:
(a) Climber using traditional methods
(b) Climber using non traditional methods and
(c) Coconut climbers under FoCT programme of the
9.The Best Coconut Producer Society (CPS): (Two
10. The Best Coconut Processing Unit Managed by
Applicants are requested to download the Guidelines
and application Form.
Guidelines - English
Guidelines - Hindi
Download Application Form
The last date of receipt of filled-in applications
for the 'Best Coconut Farmer' and 'Best Coconut
Processor' award is
10th September 2013 and for all other categories is