NCUI: 61st All India Co-op Week celebrations kick off


Preparations for NCUI’s 61st All India Co-op Week celebrations are afoot. Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Cooperation is going to inaugurate the function.

The function is scheduled for tomorrow (14th November, 2014) at 11.00 a.m. at NCUI Auditorium in New Delhi. The mega cooperative show is being attended by the representatives of cooperative organizations, international cooperative organizations, Government of India, representative of NCDC, RBI, NABARD, Planning Commission, ICA, ILO and members of the NCUI Governing Council.

As a matter of rule National Cooperative Union of India celebrates the All India Cooperative Week every year from 14th – 20th November.  The weeklong celebrations provide an opportunity to review the problems and to formulate action programmes for cooperative development.  The theme of this year’s celebration of cooperative week is “Cooperatives Model for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth”.

The commencement of Cooperative Week coincides with the Birthday of first Prime Minister late Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, a true champion of the cooperative movement.  The Cooperative Week is celebrated all over the country.

The inaugural function of the Cooperative Week will be followed by a Press Conference at 12.30 p.m. in which key representatives of Indian Cooperative Sector will be present.