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CHS elections in Maharashtra: Some facts

Posted on 24 November 2014

By I C Naik The BJP govt is all set to wind up housing Society Committee elections before December 31. The Cooperation Minister has thrown a challenge in a way to the State Cooperative Department. According to a estimate nearly 30000 housing societies in Mumbai (Old and New) have committees in office well beyond 5 […] Continue Reading

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Anant Kumar congratulates IFFCO

Posted on 24 November 2014

Ananth Kumar, Minister for chemicals and fertilizers has congratulated cooperative giant IFFCO on becoming the number one cooperative globally. In a letter writted to IFFCO Mananaging Director Dr U S Awasthi Kumar has appreciated the role played by IFFCO on world cooperative scene. In his letter Kumar writes” The whole nation is proud of IFFCO […] Continue Reading

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Co-op Week: Bijender steals the show

Posted on 22 November 2014

But if anybody stole the show at the closing ceremony of the 61st Cooperative Week it was Bijender Singh, a well-known cooperative face in the town. His speech at the NCUI Auditorium generated happy laughter and received enthusiastic applauses. In his scathing attack on bureaucracy he told the Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh “here what […] Continue Reading

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Pvt sector upto defaming co-ops: IFFCO MD

Posted on 22 November 2014

Almost echoing Chandra Pal’s words at the closing ceremony of the 61st Cooperative Week, IFFCO Managing Director Dr U S Awasthi said there is a deep-seated conspiracy to besmirch the name of cooperatives. Citing examples he said wherever cooperatives are doing well, they are giving corporates  a run for their money. Private sector has everything from […] Continue Reading

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Free co-op of Administrator’s jinn: Chandra Pal

Posted on 22 November 2014

It was perhaps one of the best speeches NCUI President Chandra Pal Singh Yadav has ever delivered. Whether it was due to his recent elevation to Upper House or due to the presence of the Union Minister at NCUI , Shri Yadav roared from the dais cataloging all the ills besetting cooperatives on the occasion […] Continue Reading

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IFFCO is a friend of farmers: Sahakar awardees

Posted on 21 November 2014

IFFCO Sahakarita Ratna award was presented to Shri Ravindra Pratap Singh, Cooperator & Social reformer from Chhattisgarh and IFFCO Sahakarita Bandhu award to Shri Keval Krishan Sharma, cooperator from Punjab. Both of them profusely thanked IFFCO for the recognition. A cheque of Rs 5 lakh was presented to each, among other things. I was a […] Continue Reading

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Co-op officials are public servant: Madras HC

Posted on 21 November 2014

Madras High Court is of the opinion that people working in cooperatives should be considered public servants and the Prevention of Corruption Act should apply to them. The division bench said this while setting aside a single judge order passed earlier in the case of a cane officer of Perambalur Cooperative Sugar Mills. The officer […] Continue Reading

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IFFCO: Namvar Singh to deliver Nehru Lecture

Posted on 20 November 2014

Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Cooperative Lecture which fertilizer cooperative giant IFFCO organizes every year on the occasion of Cooperative week is scheduled for today at NCUI auditorium in the afternoon. IFFCO has been enlisting eminent personalities to speak on Nehru and renowned literary figure Namvar Singh is going to deliver the lecture this time. Karna […] Continue Reading

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Resolving Active Member confusion

Posted on 17 November 2014

By I C Naik When the managing committees of housing societies in Maharashtra are still struggling to grasp the true legislative intent behind the membership called “Associate Member” one more term concerning the society membership namely “Active Member” has emerged with the State enactment namely the Maharashtra Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Act 2013. Article 243ZO (2) […] Continue..

Consumer Forum mightier than Govt!

Co-op in grip of monster of regulations!

Co-op News Snippets

Sudha’s ambitious growth plan

Posted on 24 November 2014

It is thanks to Union Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh that Bihar will witness once again huge growth in dairy field. National Dairy Development Board has sanctioned more than a dozen sub-projects with an outlay of Rs. 2580.34 lakh for the state. The amount of money sanctioned would be spent on fodder development, ration balancing […] Continue..

Indore’s Gurusharan co-op in hawala racket?

Trouble for Bhopal Nagrik Sahakari Bank


Cooperative Complaint Board

CKP Co-op Bank: No respite yet

Posted on 03 August 2014

There is no respite for CKP Co-op Bank depositors yet. Petitions and protests have failed to move the government, RBI and top cooperative leaders. Little do they realize that such incidents drive away the trust of people from what is touted as cooperative model? Through a circular issued in May RBI had said “the  CKP […] Continue..

Complaint against Refinery View CHS

Selling surplus flats to cronies!

Cooperative Success Stories


Posted on 08 November 2014

The Gujarat State Co-Op. Bank Ltd. has opened new branch at Gandhinagar on 3rd of November 2014. The high-voltage function was organized at “Gandhinagar branch” at ” Sardar Sahakari Khand Bhawan, Plot No. 274, Sector-16, Gandhinagar. Earlier, the cooperative bank got a new feather in its cap a fortnight ago when the BJP President Amit Shah inaugurated RuPay ATM and debit […] Continue..

Jasmine co-op society: Heroic fight by Kamat

Success story of Rupjyoti SHG, Doligaon