BARAMULLA, NOV 18. Department of Cooperatives in collaboration with Baramulla Central Cooperative and Kashmir Mercantile Bank Sopore today organized a mega function in connection with 64th Cooperative Week celebrations at district headquarters here.
Joint Registrar Cooperative Societies (Audit) Kashmir, Deputy Registrar Cooperative Baramulla, Managing Director CC Bank Baramulla and Mercantile Bank Sopore, Members of Managing Committees of Cooperative Societies, Field staff and members of Civil Societies were present on the occasion.
It was given out that 82 Cooperative Societies of different types are functional in the district and 15000 quintals of fertilizer cast, Essential Commodities worth Rs.510.75 lakh, around 60000 poultry birds costing Rs.60.00 lakh, Dairy products worth Rs.40.00 lakh were distributed during the current financial year through these functional cooperative societies in the district.
Speaking on the occasion the resourceful persons highlighted the role of Cooperative Societies in the socio-economic upliftment of the members of these societies and emphasized the need for formation of new cooperatives in different fields by involving more and more unemployed educational youth.