Amit Shah will hold the annual general meeting of the major cooperative institutions in Gujarat tomorrow

Union and Cooperation Home Minister Amit Shah is expected to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Gujarat’s major cooperative institutions on Sunday.

During his one-day visit to his hometown, the Minister will attend the Cooperative Symposium – an annual general meeting of Gujarat’s leading cooperative institutions held in the town of Amreli, Gujarat at around 11:30 a.m.

Sources said the pride of dairy cooperatives and owner of the Amul brand, GCMMF, the apex body of 18 milk unions spread across Gujarat state, may also attend the AGM as the Minister of Cooperation of the Union months ago this year hailed her commitment to strengthening the cooperative movement and empowering women.

Speaking at the AGM, an official said detailed turnover, profits and future plans of major cooperative institutions in Gujarat are expected to be discussed.

The meeting is organized two days after the Minister of Home Affairs chaired a two-day conference of State Cooperation Ministers organized by the Ministry of Cooperation in New Delhi on September 8-9 during which deliberations were held on various important topics including – National Cooperative Policy, National Cooperative Database, New schemes proposed by Ministry of Cooperation like Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) in each panchayat, export of agricultural products and others, promotion and marketing of organic products, expansion of cooperatives into new areas.

During the meeting, topics related to PACS and model statutes, including the computerization of PACS, the action plan for the revitalization of old PACS and the model statute of PACS were also discussed, as well as the issues related to primary cooperative societies regarding the prioritization of long-term financing. , Milk Co-operative Societies and Fish Cooperative Societies attended by 21 states and the lieutenant governors of two union territories.

After attending the Co-op meeting, as per the current schedule, the Home Secretary will proceed for worship at Lord Somnath Temple at 3 p.m.

Virginia S. Braud