New Delhi: Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah said on Saturday that the amendment in the Multi-State Cooperative Societies At has been done by the Parliamentary Committee through consensus, and this law will be tabled in the upcoming parliament session.
Speaking at the 17th Indian Cooperative Congress held at the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) in the capital city, Shah said, “Under the leadership of Modiji, we have taken many initiatives in the field of cooperatives. The work of amendment in the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act has been done by the Parliamentary Committee with consensus, and this law is going to come in the session itself.”
The event, organised by the National Cooperative Union of India (NCUI), was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chaired by Amit Shah. It spanned two days and revolved around the theme of “Amrit Kaal: Prosperity through Cooperation for a Vibrant India.”
Shah further emphasised that the Modi government aimed to establish uniformity in Cooperative Law while respecting the rights of both the State and the Centre within the framework of the Constitution.
The objective of the 17th Indian Cooperative Congress is to discuss various trends in the cooperative movement, showcase best practises being adopted, deliberate challenges being faced and chalk out future policy direction for growth of India’s cooperative movement.