‘Coop banks should give more help to farmers’

State Cooperative Federation president N Ganganna and DCC Bank president Ganapathy were felicitated during a state-level workshop in Madikeri on Thursday.

Cooperative banks should implement more and more programmes towards the development of farmers as well as the society, said State Cooperative Federation president N Ganganna.

He was speaking during a state-level workshop, organised by the State Cooperative Federation and the District Cooperative Union, at Hotel Coorg International in Madikeri on Thursday.

“The state cooperative banks have now made a lot of progress and have been identified on a national-level, owing to their remarkable achievement. The banks have been providing low interest loans and financial aid to farmers to purchase agricultural equipment,” he pointed out.

District Cooperative Union President A K Manu Muttappa said that the cooperative banks of the district have been laying a thrust on education. Financial assistance has also been provided to natural calamity victims, he said.

District Central Cooperative Bank Chairman Kodandera P Ganapathy, District Cooperative Union Vice President P C Acchaiah and district Cooperative Union Director S P Ningappa were present on the occasion.

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