CCI Operations cover all the cotton growing states in the country comprising of
Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan in Northern Zone
Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh in Central Zone and Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka & Tamil Nadu in Southern Zone as also in Orissa.
In Maharashtra, CCI made its entry during cotton season 2002-03, after the state government of Maharashtra relaxed its monopoly procurement scheme thereby allowing ginneries, traders & CCI to purchase raw cotton from the farmers of the state.