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Rajasthan: First State to fix minimum education qualification for cooperative body poll

Rajasthan has become the first State in the country to lay down the minimum educational qualifications for contesting elections to village cooperative societies and various other cooperative bodies. In this regard, state government has amended State Cooperative Societies Rules, 2003. The new rules would benefit about 10,000 cooperative and agricultural credit societies. Moreover, the benefit ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod to India, Mauritius agreement on cooperation in Cooperatives

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of an Inter-Governmental Agreement between India and Mauritius on cooperation in cooperatives and related fields. The Agreement provides for promoting cooperation between both countries through short and medium term programmes within the framework of the joint activities. It will be valid for duration of five years ..

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New Committee to bolster rural credit structure: RBI

RBI set up a panel to find ways to strengthen the rural cooperative credit structure. The 7 member Committee headed by NABARD Chairman Prakash Bakshi will; · Review the prevailing Short Term Cooperative Credit Structure (STCCS), focusing on structural hindrances in rural credit delivery system. · Discover ways to strengthen the rural cooperative credit architecture. ..

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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 ..

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