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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 and farm prosperity. The event is also packed with exhibitions, B2B/C2C meetings, conferences, cultural programmes ..

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 Direct benefit transfer scheme in J and K. Implementing Agency The apples will be procured ..

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 ..

The first-ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) to be held in New Delhi

The first-ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) will be held in New Delhi between 11th to 13th October. The initiative is a part of the Agriculture Export Policy 2018 which aims at doubling the agriculture export and integrating Indian farmers and agriculture products with global value chains. The Trade Fair is aimed at promoting ..

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 ..

NABARD to disburse Rs. 21,000 to farmers via cooperative banks

The union government has allowed National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to disburse Rs 21,000 crore to cash-starved farmers ahead of the sowing season to sow rabi crops like Wheat. NABARD will disburse the money to District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) which will pass it on to the farm cooperatives for meeting crop loan ..

RBI sets up Panel for deeper penetration of Rural credit

The Reserve Bank of India set up a panel to recommend ways to strengthen the rural co-operative credit structure. Head of the committee: NABARD Chairman Prakash Bakshi, Focus: Review the existing Short-Term Co-operative Credit Structure (STCCS) Finding structural constraints in the rural credit delivery system Device methods to enhance the rural co-operative credit architecture In-depth ..