A book disclosing the purpose of formation of the Ministry of Co-operatives

The British rulers laid the legal foundation of cooperatives in India in 1905 through banking business. Cooperatives have an incomparable contribution in the upliftment of independent India

Ravish Kumar

While Co-operatives have created huge opportunities for the people, there have been a lot of scams in it. These are discussed thoroughly in the book “shakarita se samriddhi”. The book has cited several facts to remind that the real identity of its author, Alok Kumar, is  an investigative journalist.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India BL Verma releases book ‘Sahkarita se samridhi’, written by renowned journalist Alok Kumar along with Satish Marathe, Director, Central Board of Reserve Bank of India & Founder Member of Sahakar Bharati & Dilip Bhai Sanghani, President, National Cooperative Union of India

Sahkarita se Samridhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and new cooperative minister Amit  Shah have an old relationship with cooperatives. Cooperatives have been used as an electoral tool in politics. Is the big objective of the formation of the new ministry is to get the entry of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the cooperative movement ?How does the cooperative achieve its goal? This has been calmly highlighted in the book  which came in the market.Co-operation is the tool for the progress of the socialist system. It is completely different from communism and capitalism and saves the society from the pressure of both. It is this movement that paves the way for life-changing through collective entrepreneurship.

Unemployment is a big problem. Fulfilling the promise of providing employment has been the biggest challenge for the governments. There is an opportunity to provide unlimited employment in cooperatives. It needs to be polished. In the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century, machines took away the work from human hands, so industrialist Robert Owen stood up in response. He resolved to change the plight of the poor working in the factories and laid the foundation of cooperative in Britain. The conditions of the settlements with the suppressed population of laborers changed. Later, 28 pioneers of the Rochdale gathered together and started business and did wonders. Proved by opening “Time Shoppers” that even those who know how to help themselves, God also comes down to help them.

The history of cooperatives in Indian society is the oldest of these. The British rulers laid the legal foundation of cooperatives in India in 1905 through banking business. Cooperatives have an incomparable contribution in the upliftment of independent India. Through agriculture and banking, it reaches 100% villages of the country. The success of Green Revolution and White Revolution has been possible only through cooperatives.After two decades of the new century, the central government has constituted a new ministry for cooperatives. This has given rise to the hope of reviving the cooperative which has been called the system of the past. The book is easily available on almost all platforms such as Kindle, Amazon, Play Store, Google Books and internationally as eBooks.