The new ministry will strengthen the cooperative moment in the country.
The Modi government has established a distinct ‘Ministry of Co-operation' to realize the vision of ‘Sahkar se Samriddhi.' This is a historic development.
This ministry will provide a separate administrative, legal, and policy framework for strengthening the cooperative movement in the country.
It will help deepen Co-operatives as a true people-based movement reaching up to the grassroots.
In India, a Co-operative based economic development model is very relevant where each member works with a spirit of responsibility.
The Ministry will work to streamline processes for ‘Ease of doing business’ for co-operatives and enable the development of Multi-State Co-operatives (MSCS).
The Central Government has signaled its deep commitment to community-based developmental partnerships. The creation of a separate Ministry for Co-operation also fulfills the budget announcement made by the Finance Minister.
Bir Tikendrajit Singh: The Lion Of Manipur
ISKCON devotees held a protest in Kolkata on Saturday following incidents of violence, in which an ISKCON temple in Noakhali, Bangladesh was vandalised by a mob killing one devotee. A kirtan was held as a part of the protest and the devotees lit candles in the memory of the victims of the violence against minorities in Bangladesh. Posters related to the vandalism were shown during the protest. Radharaman Das, Vice-President, ISKCON said, "The cycle of violence that lasted ...