65th Cooperative week: Awareness camp on govt schemes for self-employment held in Baramulla

Director Planning AG Malik was the chief guest whereas Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies Mushtaq Ahmad Makdoomi was the guest of honour at the event.

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Baramulla, Publish Date: Nov 20 2018 1:28AM | Updated Date: Nov 20 2018 1:28AM
65th Cooperative week: Awareness camp on govt schemes for self-employment held in BaramullaRepresentational pic

As part of the 65th all-India cooperative week being celebrated throughout the country, Cooperatives Department Baramulla Monday organised a day-long awareness camp with the theme “Government Schemes and Income Generation through Cooperative Units” in which representatives of various financial institutions, banks, cooperative society members, traders and others related with cooperative societies participated.

According to an official spokesperson, Assistant Registrar Ghulam Hasan Lone highlighted the progress of achievements and services of cooperatives in uplifting the socio-economic conditions of the people. He said that in district Baramulla, there are 82-functional Cooperative Institutions of various types and more than 20 Self Reliant Functional Cooperatives.

Enumerating the achievements made during the year 2017-18, the Assistant registrar said that the department distributed 15,000 qtls of Fertilizer, 30,00,000 Litre of Kerosene Oil and Consumer goods worth Rs 14.73 Lakh through its Secondary Level Cooperative Societies. He further added that it produced 70,000 Poultry birds and Dairy products worth Rs 50.00 Lakh through its poultry and dairy Cooperative Institutions respectively.

Director Planning AG Malik was the chief guest whereas Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies Mushtaq Ahmad Makdoomi was the guest of honour at the event.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest hailed the efforts of cooperatives in socio-economic development and said that the need of the hour is to disseminate awareness among people about various services offered by the department. He stressed for the revival of languishing societies besides assuring every possible support in strengthening them.

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