‘Govt committed to recapitalize Cooperative Banks’
Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today said the government is committed to recapitalize the Cooperative Banks subject to the submission of a comprehensive revival plan by the Department of Cooperatives. The revival plan should include the business plan, the human resource and modernization plans for the cooperative banks.
The Finance Minister was speaking in a meeting convened to discuss the revival of Central Cooperatives Banks in the state here today, an official handout said.
Minister for Cooperatives, Chering Dorjay was also present in the meeting.
The Finance Minister stressed that the issue of recapitalization should not be addressed in isolation but should be made a part of the overall restructuring of the cooperative banks operating in the state.
The Finance Minister asked the officers to submit the revival plan at the earliest so that further necessary steps are taken for the revival of Cooperative Banks operating in the state.
The officers representing the NABARD were asked to help the cooperative banks in bringing efficiency into their systems and to strengthen corporate governance in these banks.