Ministry of Cooperation Current Affairs, GK & News

Committee to draft National Cooperation Policy

Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah recently announced the formation of a committee to draft a National Cooperation Policy document. Key Points The 47-member committee will be headed by former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu. The committee also includes experts from the cooperative sector; Representatives of National/State/District and Primary Co-operative Societies; Secretaries (Cooperatives) and Registrars ..

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Cooperatives in Government-e-Marketplace (GeM) Platform

The Union Cabinet has expanded the scope of the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to allow cooperative societies to register as buyers on this portal. How will this decision help the cooperatives? This decision will help the cooperatives of the nation to get competitive prices via a transparent and open process. Due to this decision, over 8,54,000 ..

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Govt creates ‘Ministry of Co-operation’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government announced for creation of a new “Ministry of Cooperation” on July 6, 2021 ahead of cabinet reshuffle. Key Points Ministry will provide a separate administrative, legal and policy framework to strengthen cooperative movement in India. Ministry has been created to realise the vision of ‘Sahkar se Samriddhi’ (Prosperity through ..

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