Cooperatives dept records Rs 3.57 crore turnover in Bandipora

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BANDIPORA: The cooperatives department has recorded an annual business turnover of Rs 3.57 crore in Bandipora district.
This was revealed at a review meeting chaired by Registrar Cooperative Societies, Peerzada Hafizullah here on Saturday.
According to an official handout, the department has provided 8230 quintals of fertilisers costing Rs 91.78 lakh which include 4773 quintals urea, 2248 quintals DAP and 1209 quintals MOP to the farmers through existing cooperative marketing societies and other sale outlets.
“In addition, 3,43,844 litres of kerosene oil worth Rs 2.08 crore and other consumer goods costing Rs 27.19 lakh were also distributed in the district during the last financial year,” read the handout.
The department recorded Rs 98.40 lakh business turnover during the last 3 months in the district. This amount includes Rs. 43.44 lakh by way of K-oil, Rs 32.53 lakh by way of fertilisers, Rs 10.62 lakh by way of poultry birds and Rs 11.81 lakh by way of other consumer goods which were provided to people, read the handout further.
The registrar impressed upon the officers and other staff to work with added dedication for the development of the sector.