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Coop dept organises three days exhibition-cum-sale to promote rural products

Chandigarh October 13: The Punjab cooperative Department today organized a three days exhibition of rural products prepared by the Self Help Groups (SHGs) under Mai Bhago Istri Sashktikarn Scheme here at Lala Lajpat Rai Bhawan.This exhibition-cum-sale was inaugurated by NABARD General Manager Mr. J.P.S. Bindra which was organised by Punjab Cooperative Department in association with

273742 tonns paddy procured in Punjab

273742 tonns paddy procured in Punjab

273742 tonns paddy: The government agencies and private millers have procured more than 273742 tonnes of paddy in Punjab till today evening.According to the information Punjab Government said that out of total procurement of 273742 tonnes of paddy in all the procurement centres of Punjab, Government agencies procured 268842 tonnes of paddy till date whereas

Punjab Govt begins process of opening ‘Mini Mall’ in rural area

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, August 22 – Punjab Govt process opening ‘Mini Mall’. Like malls, opened in the cities, the process of opening ‘Mini Malls’ (Shopping complexes) has been started in the villages of Punjab. This initiative is being started by the Punjab government. Its aim is to give competition to big companies as well as

Debt Would Be Recovered By Insulting Defaulter Farmers

Debt Would Be Recovered By Insulting Defaulter Farmers!

After the announcement of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to waive bank and Aratiya’s loan of the farmers and now farmers would not be inclined to pay the bank loans. Although the Congress government has not waived the debt, but now it is going to be very costly for farmers to become defaulters. In

Markfed field employees on indefinite strike state-wide

Markfed field employees have decided to go on an indefinite hunger strike. On a call from state union, the field employees of Markfed, The Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited Chandigarh, today began an indefinite strike for non-acceptance of their genuine demands. Amarjit Singh, President of Field Employees Union, Ferozepur said that they

Markfed buy potatos for school mid-day meals: Captain

Markfed buy potatoes for school mid-day meals: Captain

Markfed buy potatoes for school mid-day meals: Captain. Punjab government going to make little distressed to potato growing farmers of the states, by giving the order to Asia’s largest marketing cooperative federation, Markfed of purchasing of 300 tons of potatos. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that it will be beneficial for stressed farmers of

markfed virsa gram huge response self groups share jubilant experiences

Markfed ‘Virsa Gram’ gets huge response

Markfed virsa gram huge response self groups share jubilant experiences. ‘Virsa Gram’ setup by Markfed here in Sector 22 to promote marketing of house hold items of self-help groups, is getting huge response from the Tri-city visitors. The promoters of these self-help groups (SHGs) are glad from the sales and inquiries from the revisiting customers

‘Virsa Gram’ opens for promotion and sale of rural products by Markfed

‘Virsa Gram’ opens for promotion and sale of rural products by Markfed

‘Virsa Gram’ opens for promotion and sale of rural products by Markfed . With a view to promote of marketing of house hold items, Markfed has setup a ‘Virsa Gram’ here at Sector 22, Chandigarh where products prepared by self-help groups from various districts of Punjab will be displayed and offered for sale.Disclosing this here

Jagjiwan Khirnian appointed as MARKFED chairman

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal appointed Jagjiwan Singh Khirnian as Chairman of The Punjab State Co-Operative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (MARKFED), on Thursday. Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of CMO said that the file related to the appointment of Khirnian as Chairman has been cleared by the Chief Minister last

Markfed cuts price of DAP fertiliser

Chandigarh: Punjab’s cooperative societyMarkfed today reduced the rate of DAP fertiliser by Rs 1,000 per tonne (Rs 50 per bag). Acting on the directions of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (Markfed) has decided to supply quality fertilisers to farmers at affordable prices, an official spokesman said. With