Union Home Minister, Amit Shah to address country’s first ever National Conference on Cooperative in Delhi on Saturday. The BJP said on Friday, millions of people linked to these collective bodies around the world will join the programme virtually. More than 2,000 people associated with cooperatives will be present at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, the BJP said in a statement. In total, more than 80 million are expected to virtually participate in the event.
According to the news agency, PTI, “This is the first big event (where) the minister will address the cooperatives and will share the government’s vision and outline the roadmap for the development of this sector in the country,” said the cooperative ministry’s spokesperson.
This is going to be the first time in history where cooperative members will hear from the first minister of co-operation of India. The offical said that they will hear about the plan of center for the sector. BL Verma, Minister of state of cooperation and Ariel Guarco, president of International Cooperatives Alliance (Global) will also take part in the conference.
The BJP said in a statement that, More than 2000 people related with cooperatives are going to be present at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. The statement further mentioned that in total, more than 80 million are expected to take part virtually in the event.
Organisers of this conference are many cooperative bodies including the likes of IFFCO, the National Cooperative Federation of India, Amul and Sahakar Bharti. From 11 am, the live broadcast of the conference will be available on social media.
IFFCO, once, said in a statement that the mega-conference will play a significant role in Indian cooperatives on the global stage and work towards realising Prime Minister Modi’s vision of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’.
This year in July, the union ministry of cooperation was formed. The ministry aims to strengthen the cooperative movement in India, provide a separate administrative, legal and policy framework and streamline the processes to enable the development of Multi-State Cooperative Societies (MSCS), according to an official statement.
Amit Shah, union home minister, is also the first minister of co-operation of India, will address the first ever National Cooperative Conference in Delhi.