SRINAGAR: Secretary Cooperative Bashir Ahmed Bhat Monday conducted a review meeting here to assess the working of the cooperative sector in Kashmir division.
The meeting was attended by MM Rehman Gasi, Additional Registrar Cooperative Societies Kashmir, along with all the deputy registrar and district audit officers of the province.
While reviewing, the progress of the cooperative societies, the chair was informed that the societies have conducted good business, adding the Cooperative Super Bazars did the business of Rs 970.87 lakh, while as Cooperative Marketing Societies did the business of Rs 1914.98 lakh. In addition, it was also informed that Primary Cooperative Societies did business worth of 1962.16 lakhs. Besides, Kissan Credit loans worth Rs 201.00 lakhs were also given out in district Anantnag.
The meeting was informed that 19 medical shops running in the different hospitals of the valley are functioning 24/7 and are providing 5 to 40 percent rebate of medicine and surgical items respectively. It was further revealed that the election of the primary cooperative societies has almost been completed.
The meeting was informed that the audit of the cooperative societies has been completed up to 90 percent.
The meeting was informed to digitalize the primary level cooperatives GoI and the State government has framed a policy to provide computers to the primary level cooperative societies for which Rs 3 lakhs per society will be provided.