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Phek aims to achieve self-sufficiency

By Our Correspondent Updated: May 30, 2019 12:23 am
Dignitaries and participants at the one-day workshop on “Reviving co-operative societies” in Pfutsero town on May 29.

Kohima, May 29 (EMN): Phek district aims to achieve its target of horticultural zone and organic hub by 2030 and also attain sufficiency in pig production by 2025 besides exporting to neighbouring districts.

This was stated by Vechűloű Kanuo, chairperson of the Chakhesang Women Welfare Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited (CWWMPCS Ltd) during the one workshop on ‘reviving cooperative societies’ held at BTC conference hall, T Chikri, in Pfutsero town on May 29. The workshop was organised by the Phek District Co-operative Societies Union (PDCSU) and hosted by the CWWMPCS Ltd.

Vechűloű Kanuo also highlighted on the activities of CWWMPCS whereby it has impacted over 10,000 women and aims at a community free from disparity. She also shared about the food processing unit, which is the first and only unit run by women society in Phek district.

The programme was chaired by Kekhwengulo Lea, president PDCSU.

Imsunaro, NABARD, DDM Phek, spoke on “Sustainable development of co-operative societies,” where she highlighted on the importance of credit discipline and emphasised on building of relationship with the bank by maintaining records.

Wepe Ritse, Registrar of Co-operative Societies, graced the workshop as the guest speaker. He called upon the cooperative societies to do yearly audit.

He added that co-operative societies are not welfare society but for the uplift of economy of the society.

By Our Correspondent Updated: May 30, 2019 12:23:12 am