About Ministry

Ministry of Cooperation was created by transferring the existing entries related to cooperation and cooperative in the business of the erstwhile Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare vide Cabinet Secretariat’s Notification No. 1/21/7/2021-Cab. dated 6th July, 2021.

The Ministry is headed by Shri Amit Shah, Hon’ble Minister for Cooperation and is assisted by Shri B. L. Verma, Hon’ble Minister of State for Cooperation. Secretary, Cooperation is the administrative head of the Ministry. Secretary, Cooperation is assisted by one Additional Secretary, two Joint Secretaries and one Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies.

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Union Minister
Shri Amit Shah

Minister of State
Shri B L Verma

Programmes & Schemes

Central Sector Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Cooperation (CSISAC)

Central Sector Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Cooperation (CSISAC) is being implemented from 12th Plan period since2012-13. It is the result of merger of two erstwhile schemes namely, Restructured Central Sector Scheme for Assistance to NCDC Programmes for Development of Cooperatives and Central Sector Scheme for Cooperative Education and Training.

CSISAC has the following two components:-

Assistance to NCDC Programme for Development of Cooperatives including Assistance to National Level Federations.

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