The Cooperative sector of the Northern Province encountering severe setbacks now. There is a need for restructure it, implement new projects and develop the Cooperative Sector, said the Northern Provincial Council’s Minister of Cooperatives, Mrs. Ananthy Sasitharan.
The event for introducing the new Director Board of the Jaffna Cooperative Society was held yesterday in the Society’s Auditorium yesterday. Participating in this event as the Chief Guest, she said as above.
Elaborating further she said that the Cooperative sector provided yeoman services to the people during the war period. People received so many benefits from the sector. The Cooperative sector operated with profits.
Now the Cooperative sector is in a backward position. We have to alter the activities of the sector to suit the current times. For this purpose the Ministry will pursue re-structuring activities. Widespread projects are to be undertaken at the Ministry level. All Cooperative men should cooperate with those activities she said.
The event was presided by the President of the Jaffna MPCS, N.S.Sathiyathasan.