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Watch Video: Mirai on SEWA

Mirai Chatterjee, Chairperson, SEWA recently delivered Presidential Address in the national workshop “Strengthening Women Cooperatives” organized successfully by NCDC in collaboration with NCUI in Delhi. On the sidelines of the event Indian Cooperative could catch up with Ms Chatterjee to know about SEWA.  Founded in 1972 by Ela Bhatt, SEWA has grown into a 20 […]

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Women better suited for co-ops: Singh

Speaking on the occasion of International Women’s Day Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture Minister said nature has made woman superior to us males in so many aspects of life and they are capable of providing a better cooperative leadership compared to men. Singh was speaking in the Valedictory Function of National Workshop “Strengthening Women Cooperatives” […]

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We will prove “Yes We Can”: SEWA Chairperson

Exhorting woman cooperators coming from various parts of the country Mirai Chatterjee, Chairperson of SEWA said there is a need to prove that we can run our cooperatives better than others. The occasion was a two day national workshop titled “strengthening woman cooperatives” on Tuesday at NCUI’s Auditorium in Delhi. Narrating her experiences with SEWA […]

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Chandra Pal lambasts NCDC’s high brow approach

NCUI President Chandra Pal Singh Yadav lambasted NCDC for catering to big cooperative marketing federations at the cost of small cooperatives. He was categorical and said NCDC is ignoring small co-operatives. Efforts to contact Vashudha Mishra, MD of NCDC could not succeed as she claimed “she was too busy to even reply the call”. Reporters […]

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Minister lauds NCDC for spectacular performance

The Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh addressed the 78th meeting of General Council of National Cooperative Development Council (NCDC) on Wednesday in N Delhi and lauded it for sterling performance in the financial year 2014-15 . Congratulating NCDC and its team of dedicated officers for their excellent performance in the fiscal […]

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NCDC presents 7th Biennial Awards for co-op excellence

Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya, Minister of State for Agriculture while congratulating the best performing cooperative societies selected from their respective States for NCDC Biennial Awards for Cooperative Excellence observed that these awards would inspire other cooperative societies in the country to perform better in the days ahead. He was addressing the function for the presentation of […]

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NCUI, IFFCO and NCDC in Horti Sangam

Whole of Delhi descended on a sleepy town of Bihar when Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh decided to host National Horticulture Board annual “HORTI SANGAM” in his constituency Motihari in Bihar last week. The three days programme had a day April 12 dedicated to the theme cooperative. Dr Dinesh, Chief executive of NCUI was […]

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NCDC (Amendment) Bill 2012 tabled in Parliament

The UPA government has introduced a proposal for a new law in the Lower House of Parliament aimed at enabling the National Cooperative Development Corporation to give loans to  companies and such units managed by farmers selling agricultural produce on the market. Sources say companies managed by farmers can greatly improve the living conditions of […]

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NCDC forging ahead:Sharad Pawar

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has called upon the cooperative institutions to make a contribution to expansion of storage and cold storage capacity in the country. Addressing the 72nd Meeting of General Council of National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), the minister said that cooperatives had an important role in the post-harvest scenario. NCDC sanctioned creation of […]

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Arunachal vows to take coop movement ahead

Mr Nido Pavitra, State Parliamentary Secretary for Cooperation in Arunachal Pradesh has vowed to take cooperative movement in the state  to greater heights. The state a big loss recently in the  sad demise of Dorjee Khandu, the Chief Minister. Mr Pavitra has given a blue print for developing cooperative movement in areas such as rural […]

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NCDC: Pawar pitches for weaker section

At the 71st General Council meeting of the National Cooperative Development on 6th April, 2011 Shri Sharad Pawar,Union Minister  commended the NCDC for releasing financial assistance to the tune of Rs.4703 crore thus making highest ever disbursement. Besides, a record amount of Rs.6292 crore was also sanctioned.  During the meeting, Programme of Activities of NCDC […]

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NCDC: Cooperative Excellence Award

In a function which takes place once in two years , twenty-seven primary cooperatives were honoured with Cooperative Excellence Awards 2010 for their exemplary work in N Delhi. The awards were given by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Shri Arun Subhash Chandra Yadav. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Yadav said, […]

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