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2019 edition of International Co-operative Day (ICD)

The International Co-operative Day (ICD) is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance. The 2019 theme is “COOPS 4 DECENT WORK”. The aim of this celebration is to increase awareness of cooperatives. The event underscores the contributions of the cooperative movement ..

Radha Mohan Singh launchs NCDC’s new youth-friendly scheme ‘Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme’

The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) is a statutory Corporation set up to promote and provide financial assistance to cooperatives. Its headquarters is located at New Delhi. Recently, NCDC’s new youth-friendly scheme ‘Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme’ has been launched to attract youth to cooperative business ventures. It was launched by Union Minister ..

2018 International Day of Cooperative (IDC)

The International Day of Cooperatives (IDC) is observed every year on first Saturday of July to recognize and reaffirms the role of cooperatives in economic, social and cultural development and in the achievement of social policy objectives. The 2018 IDC was celebrated on the 7th of July with theme ‘Sustainable societies through cooperation’. The 2018 ..

Indian American Karl Mehta among Presidential Innovation Fellows

Indian-American entrepreneur Karl Mehta was one among the 18 Presidential Innovation Fellows who would work on five high-impact projects in the US capital Washington DC. These Fellows would work for 6 months in Washington DC on 5 high-impact projects targeted at assisting entrepreneurs, small businesses and the economy, while considerably improving how the Federal Government services the American people.

India-US unveil Millennium Alliance

India and Unites States launched the Millennium Alliance (MA). MA – a platform to bring together Indian creativity, expertise and resources to source and intensify innovations being developed and tested in the country. The partnership for global development is focused at improving lives of vulnerable populations in India and around the world by supporting innovations ..

Centre planning for Sixth Economic Census as a Central Sector Plan Scheme

The Centre is planning to carry out the Sixth Economic Census as a Central Sector Plan Scheme in collaboration with all states and Union territories. Objective: It will provide the official count of entrepreneurial units located in geographical boundaries of the country involved in economic activities. The database would assist policy makers to evaluate the ..

Proposed Constitution (110th Amendment) Bill

On October 29, 2009, India’s Union Cabinet gave its approval to the proposal of Department of Agriculture and Cooperation to introduce the Constitution (One Hundred and Tenth Amendment ) Bill, 2009 in the Winter Session of Parliament for incorporation of special provisions relating to Cooperative Societies in the Constitution. Following are the salient features of ..