Promotion of Cooperative Movement by NCDC

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National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), a statutory corporation under the Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India was established on 14.03.1963 under an Act of Parliament (NCDC Act of 1962) to promote cooperative movement and for economic development through cooperative societies across the country including the state of Chhattisgarh.

The major objective of the Corporation is to promote, strengthen and develop farmer cooperatives for increasing production and productivity and instituting post harvest facilities. The Corporation’s focus is on programmes of agricultural marketing and inputs, processing, storage, cold chain and marketing of agriculture produce and the supply of seeds, fertilizer and other agricultural inputs etc. In the non-farm sector, the Corporation endeavors to equip cooperatives with facilities to promote income generating activities, with special focus on weaker sections such as dairy, livestock, handloom, sericulture, poultry, fishery, scheduled caste & scheduled tribes, women cooperatives, etc. Details of various Central Sector and other Schemes being implemented by NCDC, are enclosed at Annexure-1.

In addition, Ministry of Cooperation with active participation of various States/ UTs has taken various initiatives to revitalize and strengthen the cooperative sector across the country and to achieve the vision of “Sahakar se Samriddhi”, as mentioned at Annexure-2.

(b): State-wise details and number of loans disbursed by NCDC during the last three years (2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23) is enclosed at Annexure-3.

(c): District-wise details and number of loans disbursed by NCDC during the last three years (2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23) to the States of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh is enclosed at Annexure-4 and Annexure-5 respectively.

This was stated by the Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.



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