Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah inaugurated the office building of the Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies (CRCS) in New Delhi on 17 January, 2024. On this occasion, Minister of State for Cooperation Shri B.L. Verma, Secretary of the Ministry of Cooperation Shri Gyanesh Kumar, Managing Director of the National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) and representatives of Multi-State Cooperative Federation, Multi-State Cooperative Societies and Banks from across the country were also present.
In his address, Shri Amit Shah said that office of the Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies will strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resolve of ‘Sahkar Se Samriddhi’. He said that today a new era has started in the cooperative sector with new laws, new offices and a new transparent system in the Modi government.
He said after 2 years of formation of the Cooperative Ministry by Modi ji, all the changes have been made as per the 98th Amendment in the Multistate Cooperative Societies Act. He said that the Modi government has created a strong blueprint for transparent cooperation by enacting a law in 2023 to remove various types of anomalies in the operation of cooperative societies.
Shri Shah added that computerization of the Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies office is already done and CRCS is also getting a new office today. Shri Shah added that CRCS office has been built on an area of approximately 1550 square meters at a cost of around Rs. 175 crore. He said that modernization and smooth arrangement of offices is necessary for better work culture.
Shri Shah added that we are starting a new era after the steps taken in the last two years regarding the governance of Multi State Cooperative Societies. He said that in the journey of the last two years from July 06, 2021 till now, all the officers of the Ministry of Cooperation have done this work in a very short span of time.