Yuva Sahakar- Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme 2019 launched
‘Yuva Sahakar’- Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme 2019 was launched at the opening ceremony of first ever ‘India International Cooperatives Trade Fair’ in New Delhi on 11 October 2019 by Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar.
With organisations from 35 countries and more than 150 Indian cooperatives participating in the Fair, the trade fair is a major platform to promote export of products of cooperatives which will lead to enhanced rural and farm prosperity. Since cooperation is the key to development of vilages, thus this mela will prove to be a milestone in the growth of rural India and will discuss the challenges being faced by Cooperatives, like delivery and available markets.
About Yuva Sahakar Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme 2019
The scheme has been formulated by National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) in line with Government’s focus on programmes such as Start-up India and Stand-up India which is aimed at young entrepreneurs with new and innovative ideas.
The Scheme has an annual outlay of 100 crores and is aimed at cooperatives in North Eastern Region, cooperatives registered and operating in Aspirational Districts as identified by NITI Aayog, cooperatives with 100% SC/ST/ women/Persons with Disability members.
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