SC junks part of 97th amendment

Source: Hindu What is the news? The Supreme Court has knocked down portions of a constitutional amendment that limited states’ exclusive control over cooperative organizations. Introduction Part IXB, added to the Constitution in 2012 by the 97th Amendment, outlined the rules for operating cooperative organizations. The amendment’s provisions, which were passed by Parliament without being… Continue reading SC junks part of 97th amendment

Ministry of Cooperation – Explained, pointwise

Introduction In a recent move, a separate Ministry of Cooperation was created by the Government of India for realizing the vision of ‘Sahkar se Samriddhi’. As per the government, the Ministry of Cooperation would work towards strengthening the cooperative movement in India. Also, the creation of this ministry is in line with the Finance Minister’s… Continue reading Ministry of Cooperation – Explained, pointwise

Cooperatives for sustainable mining: NGT

The chairman of the committee of the National Green Tribunal(NGT) for rat hole mining in Meghalaya has advised small coal mine owners in the State to form cooperatives to shift to scientific and sustainable mining. He added that cooperatives will have to ensure the safety of mining workers and sustainability of the environmentally vulnerable areas.… Continue reading Cooperatives for sustainable mining: NGT