Rajasthan: State Co-op Societies Rules tweaked

Rajasthan has laid down the minimum educational qualifications for contesting elections to village cooperative societies and various other cooperative bodies. The State Cooperative Societies Rules, 2003, were recently amended for the purpose, reports Hindu.

State Cooperative Minister Ajay Singh Kilak said the new rules would benefit about 10,000 cooperative and agricultural credit societies.

The educational qualifications will range from Class V to Class VIII for election as members of governing boards of dairy societies, farming societies, consumer societies, weavers’ societies, housing construction societies, urban banks, primary land development banks, credit societies, salary earners’ societies and cooperative unions.

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