India’s largest fertilizer cooperative IFFCO has taken a giant step this week in global fertilizer market as it has formally got the go ahead with the proposed fertilizer plant at Becancour, Quebec, Canada by the Government of Quebec.
After G H Amin it is Konkodi Padmanabha’s turn. Mr Padmanabha is the President of Campco– a multi state cooperative society based in Mangalore and spread across the southern states of Karnataka and Kerala. Talking to Indian Cooperative Mr Padmanabha declared unconditional support to Narendra Modi, BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate. Earlier, G H Amin, Vice […]
IFFCO is in the last phase of conducting world biggest cooperative elections. The nominations for the coveted positions of Directorship begin today. About 21 Directors are to be elected. The filing of the nomination could be done from 17th to 21st April. Hopefuls are arriving in Delhi and looking for auspicious day from within these […]
Cooperative as an idea does not matter much in the Lok Sabha election. But leaders- no matter how big- play to gallery as they step into the Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Cooperatives decide here whom to accept and whom to reject. This region of Maharashtra remains ground zero for a very strong cooperative movement. Nationalist […]
Consumer Ministry and NCCF are locked in fight after the ministry sent a notice to the latter under Section 122 of MSCS 2002. A peeved Board consisting of cooperative leaders and led by Chairman Virendra Singh has challenged the government in court. The notice accuses the Chairman and the Board of conducting meetings and taking […]
Ghanshyam Amin, Vice-President of National Cooperative Union of India has joined BJP and declared that the BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate is a great lover of the cooperative model of development. “I have several experiences with both Congress and BJP in the past and Modi’s commitment towards cooperative is unbeatable. He comes to cooperative function whenever […]
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Posted on 24 April 2014
“A few upsets in the re-election of IFFCO Directors could not be ruled out” was what Indian Cooperative wrote a couple of days ago. The large number of nominations and the subsequent intense negotiations point to this direction only. For the 21 Directors from among 12 constituencies, 57 nominations have been filed charging up the […] Continue Reading
Posted on 24 April 2014
In the last leg of his campaigning National Cooperative Union of India’s President Chandra Pal Singh Yadav has begun receiving full support from cooperative leaders cutting across party lines. Leaders from the cooperative world are flocking to Jhansi to support to Mr Yadav who is pitted against the BJP firebrand leader Uma Bharati. The polling […] Continue Reading
Posted on 23 April 2014
The youth form an overwhelming majority in India and their potential could be marshalled to give a new direction to the country. The students pursuing higher learning should not only excel in academics but also strive to become better human beings, remarked Dr. A.K. Bhutani, Joint Secretary Cooperation and Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies Govt. […] Continue Reading
Posted on 22 April 2014
NCUI dilly-dallying on the issue of pension arrears to its retired staff has finally ended with the apex cooperative organization implementing Delhi High Court’s order and escaping contempt. The court has in its February order asked NCUI to make payment in three installments- 50% by 31st March, 25% by 31 May and the remaining 25% […] Continue Reading
Posted on 21 April 2014
By I C Naik In every one out of two housing societies in Mumbai there is a constant quarrel on who attends water leakage in the ceiling of a bathroom. In every such society residence of one flat out of every four flats faces this problem with no solution. Now this issue got a recognition […] Continue Reading
Posted on 19 April 2014
Britain’s Co-operative Group has suffered a loss of 2.5 billion pounds in 2013. The year 2013 has been the worst in the Group’s 150 year history. This could be chalked up to failures of management, sources claim. According to experts, the recent developments in the Group ram home the need for thoroughgoing reforms in the […] Continue Reading
Posted on 16 April 2014
By I C Naik The state of Karnataka excels in honoring Constitutional Mandates of 97th Constitutional Amendments unlike other Indian states. The State enacted Karnataka Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Act 2012 having got the Governor’s Assent the previous day was first published in the Karnataka Gazette Extra-ordinary on the Eleventh day of January, 2013. At that […] Continue Reading
Posted on 15 April 2014
There are reports that, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the govt. of India have had mutual consultations and decided to give licences to urban cooperative banks in the next days. Earlier, the Malegam Committee had suggested that UCBs play a useful role and there is need for UCBs to begin their operations in […] Continue Reading
Posted on 23 April 2014
The federation of Gujarat state cooperative sugar factories is on the warpath against the income tax department. The latter wants them to pay the tax spanning several years. Recently the IT dept has not only served notices to the sugar plants but also begun sealing some for not paying tax. The sugarcane farmers are exercised […] Continue..
Posted on 05 March 2014
Rupjyoti SHG is a female group at Daloigaon under Central Jorhat Development block. The group was formed in the year 2006 with a membership of twenty women. This SHG’s experience proves how women with the help of the cooperative principles organize themselves to beat poverty and despair. The primary purpose of self help groups is […] Continue..