Chairpersons of 250 PACS and their spouses from across the country witnessed the Republic Day Parade 2024 at Kartavyapath as “Special Guest”

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The Chairpersons of around 250 beneficiary Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) and their spouses from across the country witnessed the Republic Day Parade 2024 at Kartavyapath as “Special Guest” of the Government of India. Later in the evening, the Special Guests actively participated in the “Bharat Parv” held at the Red Fort in the capital. They wholeheartedly celebrated two-day Republic Day festivities with great enthusiasm.

To realize Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’ s vision of “Sahakar se Samriddhi”, Ministry of Cooperation, under the able leadership of Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Minister, Shri Amit Shah, has taken more than 54 initiatives in a short span of time. “Computerization of PACS” project is one of the major initiatives of the Ministry under which 63,000 PACS are being computerized with the total financial outlay of Rs.2,516 Crores. Till now, more than 12,000 PACS have been computerized across 28 States/UTs.

The Ministry of Cooperation had invited the Chairpersons of around 250 beneficiary PACS and their spouses from 24 States and 2 UTs across the country to witness the Republic Day celebrations. On the eve of Republic Day, Union Minister of State for Cooperation Shri B.L. Verma interacted and had dinner with the Special Guests. During the interaction, Shri Verma highlighted many significant initiatives taken by the Ministry of Cooperation. He also assured Chairpersons of PACS about Ministry of Cooperation’s unwavering commitment to furthering the strengthening of the cooperative sector. Some of the Chairpersons shared their experiences about the benefits derived from the PACS Computerization Project to their respective Societies. Special Secretary, Additional Secretary and many senior officials of the Ministry Cooperation and NABARD were also present on the occasion.

The efforts of the Ministry of Cooperation in hosting these special guests on Republic Day have not only created a memorable experience but have also demonstrated the success of the PACS Computerization Project. This event will inspire the participating PACS to work with renewed vigor towards realizing the vision of “Sahakar se Samriddhi’’.



Source PIB