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Awareness event organised for students at Reasi village School

National Cooperative Week Celebration

  REASI, NOVEMBER 18: As a part of the weeklong Celebration of 70th all India Cooperative Week that Commenced from 14th November, a function was organised by Cooperative Department district Reasi in collaboration with Cooperative Societies, Cooperatives at Government Middle School Jerri Block Pouni District Reasi with theme “Role of Cooperatives in Making India a $5 Trillion Economy and SDGs.”

The function was sponsored by Mahavira Mahila Dairy Cooperative Ltd Jerri and witnessed participation of members of the Maharaja Fruits and Vegetables growers and processing Cooperative Ltd, the Nari Shakti Farmers producers Processing Cooperative Kheral. All these Cooperatives installed their stall at the venue of different products/ Agriculture produce like Amla, Desi Ghee, hand-made buckets, hand-made Bangles for exhibition of public.

The function was presided over by Pawan Banathia, BDC Chairman as Chief Guest and attended by the Managing Committee members, Cooperators, Prominent Citizens, members of Cooperative Institutions and general masses.

Several experts spoke on the occasion and threw light on the achievement and the services of the Cooperative Societies in uplifting the Socio-economic condition of the poor masses and also highlighting the problems being faced by them in their fields.

In his address, the BDC Chairman said that the Cooperatives hold a significant place in view of the potential to address the problem of unemployment by undertaking gainful commercial activities.

 Bhawani Atri Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies Reasi while highlighting the achievements of cooperative sector in the district mentioned that the Co Operative department have registered 42 Cooperatives in the district in which 05 are registered during 2023-24 so far under different discipline like dairy, Poultry, Bee-keeping, floriculture, food processing etc.

She stressed upon the need to bring more and more people under the fold of the Cooperative, especially the women, unemployed educated youth and weaker sections of the Society by registering new Cooperatives/FPO’s. On the occasion, Painting competition and cultural programs were also held by the students and prizes that stood 1st, 2nd and 3rd with consolation prizes to all participants were distributed.

Among others, the function was attended by AR’s, Inspectors, and field functionaries besides other staff of the Cooperative department.