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In the developmental endeavours of this State, the Co-operation Department is considered as a powerful vehicle to reach its economic development initiatives right down to the grassroot level, both in rural and urban areas. 

OBJECTIVES
The Co-operative Movement aims at all round economic and social development of smalland marginal farmers, artisans, handicraftsmen, women and members of weaker sections. Its main objective is to enhance income of the farmers and employment generation for the benefit of economically weaker sections of the community. People with limited resources participate in organized economic activities through Co-operative Society for the benefit of all participants through mutual sharing of management. The aim of Co-operative is self help through mutual help. 

FUNCTIONS

  • Socio-economic development of the State through Co-operatives
  • Planning for Co-operative development aiming at employment & income generation
  • Ensuring appropriate policy for growth of Co-operatives through continuous evaluation
  • Upgrading skill and promotion of good governance through training
  • Infrastructure development
  • Providing financial support

Minister In Charge

Sri Arup Roy

Address: New Secretariat Building,
Block-C,3rd floor, 1, KiranSankar Roy Road,
Kolkata-700001.
Phone: 2214-4001.
Fax: 2214-3441.
Email: utumandal@gmail.com

Additional Chief Secretary

Dr. M.V.Rao, I.A.S.

Address:New Secretariat Building,
Block-A,4th floor, 1, KiranSankar Roy Road,
Kolkata-700001.
Phone:2214-3488.
Fax: 2214-3776.
Email: prsecy.cooperation@gmail.com

Nodal Officer

NA

Co-operation Deptt.
New SecretariatBuilding, Block-A,
4thfloor, 1, KiranSankar Roy Road,
Kolkata-700001.
Phone:2262-7030.
Fax: 2214-3776.
Email: asitbaran08@yahoo.in

Last updated on: Wednesday, 1st May 2019
Information Source: Department of Co-operation, Government of West Bengal
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