Amit Shah to inaugurate one-day national conference of Rural Cooperative Banks today

The Centre has been working for the betterment of agriculture and rural areas and as the government`s investment in agriculture infrastructure increases, so does the role and potential of cooperatives.

  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate a one-day National Conference of Rural Cooperative Banks
  • The conference is organized by the Ministry of Cooperation and the National Federation of State Cooperative Banks
  • Amit Shah will also present Performance Awards to select State Cooperative Banks, DCCBs and PACS
  • He will also felicitate a few short-term cooperative credit institutions for 100 years of service

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Amit Shah to inaugurate one-day national conference of Rural Cooperative Banks today

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate a one-day National Conference of Rural Cooperative Banks organized by the Ministry of Cooperation and the National Federation of State Cooperative Banks (NAFSCOB) on Friday. Amit Shah will also present Performance Awards to select State Cooperative Banks, District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) and PACS, and felicitate a few short-term cooperative credit institutions for 100 years of service, said an official release.

The government has been working for the betterment of agriculture and rural areas and as the government`s investment in agriculture infrastructure increases, so does the role and potential of cooperatives, it further said.

The short-term cooperative credit structure in India comprises 34 State Cooperative Banks, 351 District Central Cooperative Banks and 96,575 PACS. The National Federation of State Cooperative Banks was established on May 19, 1964, with the broad objective to facilitate the operations of state and central cooperative banks and the development of a short-term cooperative credit structure.

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NAFSCOB provides a common forum to its members and their affiliates, shareholders and owners to project their achievements, focus their concerns and promote their interests.

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Notably, Union Minister of State for Cooperation BL Verma will address the valedictory session of the conference, while Secretary, Ministry of Cooperation Gyanesh Kumar, NAFSCOB Chairman Konduru Ravinder Rao and NAFSCOB Managing Director Bhima Subrahmanyam shall also be present, the communique added.

(With ANI Inputs)

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