Collective contemplation of Chintan Shibir is the true direction of good governance: CM
Gandhinagar, Wednesday: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Bhupendra Patel has clearly stated that the new direction of collective thinking and contemplation that emerges through the Chintan Shibir is the true direction of public welfare and good governance.
Mr. Patel was addressing the inaugural function of two-day Chintan shibir for senior officials of the State Co-operation Department.
District Co-operative Registrars and Class I – II officers of the state are participating in this Chintan Shibir being held at Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration, SPIPA in Ahmedabad.
Honourable Chief Minister was joined by Minister of State for Co-operation Mr. Jagdish Vishwakarma, Ministers of State Mr. Mukesh Patel and Jitubhai Chaudhary as well as Chief Principle Secretary to CM Mr. K. Kailasanathan, Secretary of Co-operation Mr. Nalin Upadhyay and others at the time of Chintan Shibir via video conference.
Mr. Patel said that the successful approach given by the present Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi to the Chintan Shibir is to make it faster. He added that the co-operative sector has become a leading model of development based on the mantra of “Sauno Saath Sauna vikash and sauno Vishwas”.
The Chief Minister said that although co-operation sector touches the rural economy very closely; there are ample opportunities for success in this field for farmers, enterprising women, small entrepreneurs.
Mr. Patel also added that the Gujarat Co-operation Department is ready to realize the Prime Minister’s vision of redefine, re-event and reform the co-operative sector.
In this context, he explained the need for collective thinking in the direction of making various services of the department accessible online, developing web portals and smart phone application facilities.
The Chief Minister also urged the officials to be catalytic agents in the comprehensive implementation of Mukhyamantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana or Gujarat Atmanirbhar Sahay Yojana for self reliance in the post-Corona situation.
Mr. Patel also hoped that the Department of Co-operation would be active in motivating the farmers’ co-operative societies to promote the natural farming sector.
For the first time since independence, a Co-operation Department has been set up in the Central Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, he added that the first co-operation minister of the country and son of Gujarat is Mr. Amit Shah, the state’s co-operation department will become the leading model of the co-operative sector in the country.
Mr. Bhupendra Patel advocated that this Chintan Shibir should not be just a program but in the coming days it should become a new roadmap for the new public welfare and cooperative working of the department.
The Chief Minister also launched the web portal of the Co-operation Department.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat