NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday refuted stories which claimed that the newly-formed Ministry of Cooperation on the Centre might “hijack the cooperative motion” in Maharashtra. The idea isn’t new, however the Centre can not intrude in the state’s cooperative sector, Pawar informed reporters in Baramati city right here.
“As per the Constitution, cooperative establishments registered in a state come underneath the (jurisdiction of that respective) state,” he mentioned. The Centre’s newly-formed ministry is about multi-state cooperative establishments, the previous Union minister mentioned.
“A state can not management a cooperative establishment registered in multiple state, which is known as multi-state, and the central authorities has management over it,” mentioned Pawar, whose celebration shares energy with the Shiv Sena and Congress in Maharashtra.
He mentioned taking a call on such a multi-state cooperative establishment comes underneath the central authorities’s cooperation division. “This isn’t a brand new choice as such. It was there once I was in the central authorities. But, sadly, the media is portray a special image that the Centre’s Ministry of Cooperation might hijack or finish the cooperative motion in Maharashtra,” he mentioned.
The central authorities not too long ago carved out a brand new ministry for cooperation, which earlier was a small division in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Union minister Amit Shah, who has been given the cost of the newly-created ministry, on Saturday mentioned the federal government is decided to make cooperatives and all cooperative establishments extra empowered. To a question on the Uniform Civil Code, Pawar mentioned, “I can not touch upon it until the central authorities takes any choice. We are ready for the central authorities’s tackle it. Once they clear it, solely then we are able to say one thing.”
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