Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022

The Union Cabinet recently approved changes to the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act, 2002. Key facts The Central Government approved the Multi-State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2022. It incorporates the 97th Constitutional Amendment, which provided constitutional status to cooperative societies in ..



Ayushman Sahakar Scheme: Key Facts

On October 19, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Ayushman Sahakar Scheme. The scheme has been launched to assist the cooperatives in the country. The scheme will assist the cooperatives to play a crucial role in ..


July 4: International Day of cooperatives

Every year, the International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated on July 4. The main aim of celebrating the day is to draw the world attention in creating awareness about the concerns in cooperative sector. History The first International Day of ..


First ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) started in New Delhi

The first-ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) has started at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on 11th October 2019. The 3-day fair is a major platform to promote export of Indian cooperative produce which will lead to enhanced rural ..

Direct Procurement of Apple from Farmers in J and K

The government is planning to procure nearly 60 per cent of the estimated annual apple production in Jammu and Kashmir directly from the farmers. In the coming days, around 13 lakh metric tonnes of apples would be procured under the ..

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 ..