The chairpersons of around 250 beneficiary Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) and their spouses from 24 states and two Union Territories (UTs) across the country will witness the Republic Day Parade 2024 at Kartavya Path as “Special Guest” of the Government of India.
The Ministry of Cooperation, in coordination with the Ministry of Defence, is hosting the special guests.
During their stay in the Capital, the Special Guests will interact with the Minister of State for Cooperation BL Verma, followed by dinner on January 25. After the Republic Day Parade, they will participate in “Bharat Parva” in the evening on January 26, said the Ministry of Cooperation.
The Ministry of Cooperation said it is committed to ensuring a memorable experience for the Special Guests during their stay in Delhi and also showcasing the success of the “Computerization of PACS” project.
“This event will inspire the participating PACS to work with renewed vigour towards realizing the vision of ‘Sahakar se Samriddhi’,” said the Ministry.
To realize Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of “Sahakar se Samriddhi”, the Ministry of Cooperation, under the leadership of Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Minister, Amit Shah, has taken more than 54 initiatives in a short span of time.
The “Computerization of PACS” project is one of the major initiatives of the Ministry under which 63,000 PACS are being computerized with a total financial outlay of Rs 2,516 crores. Till now, more than 12,000 PACS have been computerized across 28 states and UTs and are already on-boarded on ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software developed by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). (ANI)