Dhavanai PPC is situated about8 kms from Ooty town and is well connected to Ooty and Kothagiri, giving it easy access to road transport. . This location is a major vegetable growing and trading cluster. It caters the trading, processing and export community of production clusters nearby New Allanji. The crop grown around a radius of 30 km can be processed in Dhavanai PPC.
Dhavanai PPC is well equipped with a packhouse and additional handling area to handle about 12 MT of vegetables on a daily basis. This PPC is established to focus on handling Potato, Carrot, Radish, Beetroot, Turnip. A cold storage unit with a capacity of 25 MT is provided to store the primary processed vegetables. Other basic amenities such as admin block, power station and sanitary blocks are also provided inside the premises.
A quality control lab is provided in the facility for the assessment of the quality of produce before and after processing. This is to ensure the quality standards of the produce delivered from the processing center.