Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah has taken an important decision to computerise and empower the registrars of all 28 states and 8 Union Territories, and 1,851 Agriculture and Rural Development Banks (ARDBs) operating in 13 states, according to an official statement.
This is in line with the significant steps taken by the Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and guidance of the Home Minister in order to strengthen all the Cooperative societies of the country, the Ministry release added.
In keeping with the computerisation scheme of all Primary Agriculture Credit Societies (PACS) in the country, a centrally sponsored scheme has been approved for computerization of ARDBs units through a national unified software and computerisation of offices of Registrar of Cooperatives of all States and Union Territories similar to Central Registrar.
A Central Project Monitoring Unit (PMU) will be established for this scheme, which will work towards its successful implementation. The total estimated expenditure for this scheme will be Rs 225.09 crore.