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CHS: Ubiquitous issue of leaking bathroom

Posted on 21 April 2014

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 as a deficiency in […] Continue Reading

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Britain’s Co-operative Group crippled

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

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97th CAA: Karnataka deserves a pat

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

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Licence for UCBs on the way?

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

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Co-op News Snippets

Milma under seize!

Posted on 15 April 2014

Milma the milk marketing body in Kerala would soon hike the milk price. Its central and southern zones, two of its three regions, are already facing scarcity of milk. Ernakulam Regional Cooperative Milk Producers Union (ERCMPU) has recommended a hike of Rs 5 per litre for toned milk. At present, a litre Milma milk is […] Continue Reading

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NAFED Chairman slams Ministry on NCCF issue

Posted on 12 April 2014

The consumer ministry-NCCF standoff has made Bijender Singh Nafed Chairman and one of the Directors on the Board of NCCF made blistering attack on the style of functioning of mandarins of the Consumer Affairs Ministry. Consumer Ministry and NCCF are locked in fight after the ministry sent a notice to the latter under Section 122 […] Continue Reading

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Biscomaun Chairman escapes narrowly

Posted on 11 April 2014

Biscomaun Chairman Sunil Singh met with an accident in Gulmarg but luckily he is safe. The incident took place during Mr Singh’s Srinagar visit recently. Talking to Indian Cooperative the young Mr Singh narrated the incident and said that he fell in a dig about nine feet deep leading to damage to his limbs and […] Continue Reading

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Co-operative: Article 243ZT & Bye Laws

Posted on 10 April 2014

By I C Naik Importance of the Bye Laws in day to day management of a co-operative society cannot be underestimated although the Bye Laws stand nowhere near any law of the land. The Bye Laws are not laws at all. The Hon. Supreme Court has in one judgment observed QUOTE: We are unable to […] Continue Reading

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97the CAA: Professionalizing cooperatives

Posted on 04 April 2014

One of the weaknesses identified in cooperative sector was lack of functioning in professional manner. The Constitution (97th Amendment) Act 2011 (the 97CAA) has therefore focused on this with specific mandates to the States to bring the Cooperative Society Law in sharp focus. Article 243ZJ in new Part of the Constitution namely the Part Part […] Continue..

Asking questions lead to expulsion from co-op!

Co-op elections Vs General elections

Co-op News Snippets

IFFCO Canada leaps ahead

Posted on 17 April 2014

The Government of Québec has authorized IFFCO Canada to move forward with the proposed fertilizer plant at Bécancour. The decree was adopted recently by the provincial cabinet upon recommendation by the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks. Adoption of the government decree marks an important step in project development, as the company is […] Continue..

Co-ops in Bangladesh highly corrupt: Report

Ensure funds for Nafed: Shivraj


Cooperative Complaint Board

CHS committee assumes power by a foul play

Posted on 04 March 2014

Complaint from Shankar Nair This is an SOS mail from an erstwhile member of the managing committee of HAPPY GO LUCKY COOPERATIVE HOUSING SOCIETY registered in the year 1997 in Bhayander Meera Road, Thane Maharashtra. New Bye Laws have not been adopted so far. The present Committee came to power by a foul play of […] Continue..

CHS: Office-bearers don’t provide papers

NCUI Field Staff: We have untold miseries, sir

Cooperative Success Stories

Success story of Rupjyoti SHG, Doligaon

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..

Success story of The Gujarat State Co-op Bank Ltd. Ahmedabad

Cooptex nets impressive profit

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