The Triplicane Urban Co-operative Society Limited commonly known as “TUCS LTD” is the Pioneer in the consumer co-operative movement in India. The TUCS Ltd was started on 09.04.1904. Mr.Rt. Honourable V.S. Srinivasa Sastri was its promoter and first president. On 25.03.1925, Mahatma Gandhi has visited this Institution and appreciated its services. Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathiar was one of the members of the society.
The Society received the Best Consumer Co-operative Whole Sale Stores award from the Tamil Nadu Government for the year 2011 among the 34 stores in Tamil Nadu.