Panaji: – November 15, 2018 …Minister for P.W.D. and Transport, Shri Sudhin Dhavalikar inaugurated 65th Co-operative week commencing from November 14, to November 20, 2018 organised by Department of Cooperation at Sahakar Bhavan, Curti Ponda today .The theme for this year is focused on “Inclusive growth and good governance through cooperatives for rural prosperity”
Also present on the occasion were M.P South Goa, Shri Narendra Sawaikar, MLA , Shri Ravi Naik, Shri Pradeep Naik ,Chairperson, Ponda Municipal Council, Shri Santan Fernandes, Sarpanch, Shri W.V.R.Murthy IAS ,Secretary for co-operation, Shri Damodar Morajkar, Administrator for Sanjivani Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Maryadit,Tisk Usgao .
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Dhavalikar extended his wishes on 65th Cooperative week and said every member, working in cooperative sector should work together with sincerity and commitment, if this happen then only cooperative sector will reach at great height .Shri Dhavalikar further said demonetisation and GST has helped government to get a good amount of tax revenue which has been used for the developmental works of the state.
Shri Sawaikar addressing the gathering said that Cooperative Processing units are very less in the state and it needs to be increase. Shri Sawaikar also urged the youth to explore jobs in Cooperative sector.
Shri Ravi Naik said that to promote the growth of cooperative societies, Government should extend all support to them. With cooperative societies, Farmers are benefited along with common people, he added.
Key Note speaker Prof. Subhash Jan addressing on the theme of the day based on “Co-operative Marketing, Processing and Storage, said that in Cooperative marketing processing and storage, Society has huge potential in this economic scenario. Sincerity and commitment of members of the cooperative institution is required for the success and prosperity of the society, he added.
Shri Sanjiv Gadkar, Registrar of Cooperative societies welcomed the gathering. Shri Pankaj Marathe, Assistant Registrar, Ponda zone proposed the vote of thanks.