News: Union Agriculture Minister has launched the ‘Sahakar Cooptube NCDC Channel’.
- Sahakar Cooptube NCDC Channel: It is a YouTube channel launched by National Cooperative Development Corporation(NCDC) to encourage farmers and the youth to take benefit of cooperatives.
- NCDC: It is an apex statutory institution established by an Act of Parliament in 1963 under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
- Yuva Sahakar scheme: It is implemented by NCDC to encourage young entrepreneurs into start-ups in the cooperative sector by providing them cheaper loans.
- Sahakar Mitra Scheme: It is an Internship Program by NCDC to provide short term training to professional graduates to get experience in areas of functioning of NCDC and related aspects of cooperatives.