Panaji, July 11, 2019 … Chief Minister Shri Pramod Sawant inaugurated National Co-operative Development Corporation (NCDC) workshop organized by Department of Co-operation in collaboration with National Cooperative Development Co-operation at Taleigao recently.
Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant was the Chief Guest for the function while Minister for Co-operation, Shri. Govind Gaude was the Guest of Honour.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Sawant said NCDC is funding Rs. 650 crore to Department of Co-operation Goa accordingly Government will be appointing a panel of a consultant to help Co-operative Societies to prepare their proposal in order to utilize these funds. Through these projects Co-operative societies can generate employment to Goans he added and urged them to move towards the growth of co-operative societies with the help of NCDC.
Addressing the gathering Shri Gaude said this NCDC workshop is an opportunity for us as they will guide and support us to come out with something from nothing. Only dedication and hard work are needed. Today, there is a need to take the co-operative movement forward, he added.
NCDC Adviser Shri S. K. Tucker gave a brief presentation on strategy for comprehensive development of the co-operative sector in Goa.
Present on the occasion among others were secretary for Co-operation, Shri W.V.R Murthy, IAS, Registrar of Co-Operation, Director for Co-operation, Shri Menino D’Souza, NCDC, Executive Director, Shri K. K Choudhary, NCDC Chief Director, Smt. Deepa Shrivtsav.
Shri W.V.R Murthy, IAS welcomed the gathering Shri Subhash Jan compered the function and Shri Menino D’Souza, proposed the vote of thanks.