Yasha Mudgal chairs 69th Cooperative week celebration
JAMMU: The Cooperative department on Saturday organised a grand event at Vijaypur under the chairmanship of Secretary Cooperatives Yasha Mudgal.
The event was held as part of celebration of 69th All India Cooperative week.
Deputy Commissioner Samba Anuradha Gupta was the guest of honour on the occasion.
The event began with hoisting of the Cooperative flag by the Secretary followed by inspection of stalls of successful cooperatives in the district.
In her address to the gathering, the Secretary appreciated the achievements and activities of the department towards welfare and development of the society.
She highlighted the theme of the day “Cooperative for Youth, Women and Weaker Section and Health,” and congratulated the department for registering more than 15 women-based Cooperatives.
Talking about the dairy based Cooperatives in the district and recently launched Dairy Federation, Secretary stressed on the need of collection of milk from collection centres.
She appreciated the performance of Farm Fresh Milk Producers and Processors Cooperative Limited for handholding of more than 60 Dairy Cooperatives.
Secretary floated the idea of a Cooperative Mart, for which she stressed that Samba district can be a pioneer. She also exhorted upon the department to focus on e-marketing of the products displayed earlier on the stalls.
Deputy Commissioner highlighted the work done by the members of various Cooperatives in putting their products on Samba district’s e-marketplace ‘Bobo di Sandookdi’.
She also praised the cooperative societies and their stalls displayed on the eve of Diwali at Rural Haat in Block Vijaypur.
Earlier, Additional Registrar Cooperative Societies Jammu Dr. Nirupa Rai highlighted the achievements and activities of the department.