Registrar of Co-Operative Societies At Glance

Most of population of the country habitats in the villages. Agriculture is a prime occupation in the villages. In the 19th century, money lenders of the villages satisfied on the high rate of interest the financial need of farmers for their agriculture. In such circumstances the farmers become economically ruined by repaying compound interest. It was the only solution of the financial problem of the farmers if they avail required money on the cheap interest conveniently. For that object the land improvement act 1883 and the loans for the farmers act, 1884 were framed.

  • Main work is in milk sector
  • They help farmers get finance & subsidy from co operative banks
  • They have around 268 co-op banks are under the dept.
  • Around 4500 credit societies
  • Around 12000 milk centers

The main activities of the department are to enforce the 1961 law regulating the co-operative societies of Gujarat and regulating the Gujarat Agricultural Produce Market Committee by enforcing the 1963 legislation in order to control the development of the State’s Agricultural Market Committee. The 1947 Bombay money-lending law, the 1973 Gujarat ownership flat act and implementation of the Bombay stock act is also part of the department’s duties.

Success Stories

Charotar gas society

Charotar gas society

"INTERNATIONAL GOLD STAR MILLENNIUM AWARD" Presented to Shri Yashwant M. Patel, Managing Director, Charotar Gas Sahakari Mandali Ltd., Anand, Gujarat on 27-Jan-2013 by his Excellency former Day. Prime Minister of Thailand Mr. Korn Dabbaransi and Shri Anil Wadhwa, India’s Ambassador to Thailand for Excellence in Promoting Global Integration and Economic Development.

District wise Number of Co-operative Societies

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Shri Vijay Rupani
Shri Vijay Rupani

Hon'ble Chief Minister,
Government of Gujarat

Shri Ranchhodbhai.C. Faldu
Shri Ranchhodbhai.C. Faldu

Hon'ble Minister, Agriculture

Shri Ishwarsinh Thakorbhai Patel
Shri Ishwarsinh Thakorbhai Patel

Hon'ble Minister(State), Cooperation(Independent Charge)

Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar
Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar

Hon'ble State Minister, Agriculture

Shri Babubhai J. Patel
Shri Babubhai J. Patel

Hon'ble Parliamentary Secretary

Seven Co-operative Principles

  • Voluntary and Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Members' Economic Participation
  • Autonomy and Independence
  • Education, Training and Information
  • Cooperation among Cooperatives
  • Concern for Community
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