Rajouri: Minister for Cooperative and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay Wednesday said that the Government is committed to revive Cooperative societies in the State. He said that the elections to cooperative societies were conducted recently which he said will help to strengthen the cooperative movement in the State.
The Minister asked the concerned to form dairy, poultry and fisheries cooperative societies as these sectors have great potential to generate employment and cater to the demand of general public.
Dorjay asked the Cooperative Department to organize similar camps in other parts including hilly and remote areas of the State so that maximum lot can take advantage of welfare schemes. He said awareness programme will enhance the information regarding the centrally sponsored schemes and other welfare schemes meant for weaker sections of the society. He said promotion of Cooperative units was the only way to boost economy in rural areas.
In his address, the Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Abdul Gani Kohli said that strengthening and revival of Cooperative Societies would prove a game changer for rural economy.
Referring to democratic and voluntary character of Cooperative institutions, Kohli asked the people to engage in Cooperative model of production to become economically self-reliant through the mantra of helping each other to help themselves.