Motivatiol programme held
Shillong, June 3: A one-day motivatiol programme on the theme “Cooperative Movement for Socio-Economic and Cultural Development of the Society” was held at Multi Facility Centre, Asang in West Garo Hills today, a press release said. The programme was organized by the Cooperation department, Government of Meghalaya where former Joint Secretary, Co-operation Department J D Sangma graced the occasion as Chief Guest. While speaking at the function, J.D. Sangma highlighted the importance of the cooperative societies in the region and further called upon the people to adopt collective work culture. He also informed the gathering about the newly formulated Co-operative Act of 2014. Senior Cooperative Officer, A N Sangma in his speech stated that the co-operative movement is an instrument to fight socio-economic ills of the society and thereby uplift the economic status of the society. He expressed concern over people’s lack of interest in the movement saying that there are very few co-operative societies in the region. Industrial Promotion Officer, District Commerce and Industries Centre, B D Shira, enlightened the gathering about various loans and schemes available in the department of District Commerce and Industries Centre, Tura.