69th All India Cooperative Week celebrated at Pulwama
Pulwama : On the eve of 69th All India Cooperative week, Cooperative Deptt District Pulwama in collaboration with the Cooperative Societies of Pulwama today organized a seminar to highlight the achievements of cooperative sector in the district and to generate cooperative awareness among general public to mark the opening day of 69th All India Cooperative Week celebrations.
The function was presided over by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Pulwama, Fayaz Ahmad Banday as Chief Guest, while Deputy Registrar Cooperative societies Pulwama attended function among others addressed the gathering on this occasion.
Addressing the gathering, the ADC stressed upon the need of inculcating democratic value system in the cooperative societies. He further mentioned how Cooperatives should be infused with energy so that they can utilise the goodwill that they have amongst the public to strengthen the rural economy.
Speaking on the main theme of day “Ease of Doing Business for Cooperatives, GeM and Export Promotion”, ADC highlighted how the Department has been working hard to usher in Ease of Doing Business through online registration of new cooperatives.
He further talked about the efforts that Govt is putting in to register Cooperatives on GeM portal so that they can reap the benefits of various trade avenues like e-auction, reverse e-auction etc. He informed the gathering that the Govt is in the process of registering various MPCS’ on this portal.
He also exhorted the District Administration to handhold the cooperative societies being registered in the district so that they can rise to their true potential. Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies Pulwama highlighted the objective of organising cooperative week celebrations.
The function concluded with the distribution of certificates of excellence among the outstanding cooperative performers of the District. Among others, the function was attended by Chief Horticulture officer, Mushroom Development Officer Agriculture, District Manager Industries, representatives of allied departments, Assistant Registrars, field functionaries and members of Cooperative Institutions of the district.