Allocation of Business Rules

The mandate of the Ministry of Cooperation as per the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rule, 1961 is :-

  • General Policy in the field of Co-operation and Co-ordination of Co-operation activities in all sectors.
    Note:- The Ministries concerned are responsible for Co-operatives in the fields.

  • Realization of vision” from cooperation to prosperity”.

  • Strengthening of cooperative movement in the country and deepening its reach up to the grassroots.

  • Promotion of cooperative-based economic development model, including the spirit of responsibility among its members to develop the country.

  • Creation of appropriate policy, legal and institutional framework to help cooperatives realize their potential.

  • Matters relating to National Co-operative organization.

  • National Co-operative Development Corporation.

  • Incorporation, regulation and winding up of Co-operative societies with objects not confined to one State including administration of ‘the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act,2002( 39 of 2002)’:
    Provided that the administrative Ministry or Department shall be ‘the Central Government’ for the purpose of exercising powers under the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002(39 of 2002), for Co-operative units functioning under its control.

  • Training of personnel of co-operative departments and co-operative institutions (including education of members, office bearers and non-officials).