Dy CM inaugurates Co-operative Week
Deputy Chief Minister Mr Francisco D’Souza said that Cooperative Sector could play a vital role in today’s fast changing world.
Mr D’Souza was speaking as a Chief guest at 59th National Cooperative Week 2012 celebration at Morod, Mapusa in Bardez taluka.
The function was organized by The Goa State Co-operative Union Ltd, Panaji in collaboration with Bardez Bazar Consumers Co-operative Society Ltd.
The Co-operative week celebration was inaugurated at the hands of Deputy Chief Minister by lighting traditional lamp. Minister for Co-operation Mr Pandurang alias Deepak Dhavlikar graced the function. Others present on the occasion were Mr Sudhir Kanolkar chairperson Mapusa Muncipal Council , Mr Bhingi, Registrar of Co-operatives, Mr Ramakant Khalap Ex Law Minister Govt of India, Mr Dharma Chodankar Chairman Bardez Bazar, Mr Mahadev Natekar, Vice-Chairman Bardez Bazar, Mr Umesh Shirodkar, Vice-Chairman Goa State Co-operative Union, Mr Avadoot Mahatme, Chief Executive officer Goa State Co-op Union.
Speaking further Deputy Chief Minister said, Co-operative Sector has to work more to spread the Co-operative movement throughout the state of Goa and he appealed to the public to involve in Co-operative movement in order to strengthen it.
The Co-operation Minister Mr Deepak Dhavlikar stressed the need to strengthen Co-operative Sector. His Government is making detail study in this regard, he added.
The following persons were felicitated at the hands of Mr Deepak Dhavlikar. Mr Gurudas Sawal, Mr Salvador Pinto, Ms Sandhya Salgaonkar, Mr Raghunath Chimulkar, Mr Sakharam Padwal and Ms Deepa Hobale. Mr Mahadev Natekar proposed vote of thanks. [NT]