JAMMU: To make cooperative movement a vibrant vocation in the state, Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad has called for collective efforts by all stakeholders.
“This will ensure employment generation for state’s skilled and unskilled youth thus giving a further fillip to state’s economic profile”, the minister said.
The minister said this while interacting with the representatives of Jammu Women Credit Cooperative Limited (JWCCL) who met him here on Wednesday to apprise him of the problems being faced by them in running their branches and related issues, an official handout read.
Highlighting the importance of cooperative movement, the minister said that the sector had a huge potential and asked the field and cooperative agencies to “make collective efforts for revival of the movement”.
“Hardwork, honesty and sincerity should be the hallmark for everyone to make the business units of the cooperative vibrant entities,” he added.
Responding to the demands put forth by JWCCL, Mir Zahoor said that the government was committed for expansion of cooperative movement in the state. He said that the cooperative department has already been instructed to prepare a comprehensive project in this regard, the handout read.
“Be active participants of this movement so that more and more employment avenues are generated in the state,” the minister exhorted.