69th All India Cooperative Week celebrated in the district
Kupwara: Deputy Commissioner (DC), Doifode Sagar Dattatray while highlighting the role of Cooperative Societies in the socio-economic upliftment of the members of the Societies, emphasized upon the need for formation of new Cooperatives in different fields by involving more and more unemployed educated youth.
On the eve of 69th All India Cooperative Week, the Department of Cooperatives, District Kupwara in collaboration with Cooperative Societies organized a seminar to highlight the achievements of the cooperative sector in the district and to generate awareness among general public.
DC Doifode Sagar Dattatray was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
At arrival, the DC hoisted the Cooperative flag in presence of Deputy Registrar Cooperative, Mohammad Arif Shah and other concerned officers to mark the celebration of the event.
While addressing the function, the DC impressed upon the concerned officers to provide mass awareness to the people about the schemes of the Cooperative department so that they could get benefitted properly. He directed them for proper coverage of success stories of the department so that unemployed youth in particular will be encouraged to earn their livelihood through different avenues provided by the department.
He impressed upon all the stakeholders to work hard for revitalizing the vast infrastructure of cooperative societies and generate maximum avenues for the employment of unemployed educated youth.
Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies highlighted the achievements of Cooperative Societies in the district. He gave a detailed awareness regarding various schemes of the Cooperative department in the district.
The other speakers enlightened the fundamentals of the cooperative movement and its essence in the present scenario. Special emphasis was given to persuade the educated youth, women and people from weaker sections to join the fold of cooperatives for earning their livelihood in multiple diversified sectors.
Among others, cooperators, managing committee members, office bearers and employees of various Cooperative Societies participated in the function.
The function concluded with the distribution of certificates of excellence among the outstanding cooperative performers of the District by the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara.