Maha – CHS poised to by-passing the Real Estate Market – 4

 Post-Redevelopment scenario should be visualized as the cooperative housing societies operating in true sense on Seven Cooperative Principles[1]. With the kind of cooperators’ grievances pouring in, the Maha-CHS as an institution appears to have quite a very long way to catch up with the cooperative principles. Looking to the support being assured by the [2]State […]

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International Day of Co-operatives: Sustainable societies through co-operation

This year’s International Day of Co-operatives, on 7 July, will highlight how co-operation can lead to sustainable societies. The slogan for the day – Sustainable societies through co-operation – was chosen via a public vote following a social media campaign on Twitter. The theme was announced last week at an event at the UN headquarters […]

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Taxation issues hampering credit co-ops’ growth: NAFCUB

The representatives of urban cooperative Credit Societies including multi-state Cooperative societies yesterday resolved to represent their case before the government and CBDT as they are facing many taxation problems which is hampering their efficiency. At a 3 day workshop organised by NCUI and NAFCUB, they pointed out that while assessing income of a primary society, […]

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Desjardins adopts policy to combat climate change

Canadian financial co-operative Desjardins Groups announced a series of measures to help it tackle climate change, with a new set of targets set to go into its team annual report from this year onwards. With assets of CAD $276.3bn, Desjardins is the country’s largest co-operative financial group and the largest association of credit unions in North America. “As a financial […]

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2017 in review: Top stories from the co-op movement

January The 2017 New Year Honours list included an award for Dorothy Francis, chief executive of Leicester-based Co-operative And Social Enterprise support agency (CASE). Ms Francis, who has worked in the movement for 35 years, has been given an MBE for “services to enterprise and the communities”. The USA’s largest independent co-op of organic farmers, […]

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Reserve Bank versus Co-operative Bank

By Radhakrishnan K.V. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its press release dated 29-11-2017 has warned general public to be cautious against some co-operative societies which use the word “Bank” in their names and those co-operative societies which accepts deposits from non-members and associate members. This has resulted in confusion among several depositors, general […]

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Co-ops are for inclusive growth

By Satish Marathe Text of Speech delivered by Shri Satish Marathe at the Technical Session held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 21st September, 2017 as a part of Sahakar Sammelan. Earlier Hon PM addressed the Sahakar Sammelan which was held as a part of Man Laxmanrao Inamdar Centenary Year Programme. Indian Scenario: CoOperatives (CoOps) are […]

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