A portal for Multi State Cooperative Societies was launched in New Delhi on Wednesday by Union Minister for Agriculture Shri Radha Mohan Singh this website would provide easy access of information relating to the status of the societies to the applicants as well as to the general public.
The address of the website is http:/mscs.dac.gov.in
Initially the website shall facilitate access of information like status of applications, notices, orders, certificates issued to the societies and contact details of officers . The website shall also provide link to the websites of the offices of State Registrars of Cooperative Societies.
Later the website shall be upgraded to inducting other web enabled services for the applicants as well as for the registered societies. The “Office of Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies” functioning under the Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, handles the work of registration and management of multi state cooperative societies.
The number of multi state cooperative societies has crossed 1400 on account of which it has become crucial to have a speedy mechanism for disposal of applications for registration and amendment, effective monitoring and record keeping, says a PIB release.
At present the information like status of applications, copies of notices/orders and list of multi state cooperative societies is available on the ministry’s web-site. However owing to manifold increase in the work related to multi state cooperative societies, need for separate web-site for the multi state cooperative societies was felt, reads the release.