The Coir Board is a law body of Government of India which was established under the Coir Industry Act of 1953; it works for the promotion and development of Coir Industry in India. The head office of Coir Board is based in Kochi and the research and training office are based in Kalavoor, Alappuzha. The Coir Industry is one of the traditional industries in India which are still in peak. The board works for the promotion, research, education, and training of the coir industry. The board functions under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
The Indian Government had issued this 10 Rupee Commemorative Coin with the theme of Coir Board to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Coir Board.
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