Q.3) Examine the significance of cooperatives in the agriculture sector in India. What are the challenges facing the sector? What would be the role played by recently created Ministry of Cooperation in this regard. (15 Marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/new-ministry-of-cooperation-must-help-those-who-help-themselves-7399882/ https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/explained-why-modi-govt-created-a-new-ministry-of-cooperation-what-will-it-do-1825645-2021-07-08 In the intro, give brief information about cooperatives. In the body, discuss the important role played by cooperatives and success stories such as Amul and sugar mills in Maharashtra. In the challenges mention corruption, investment, lack of technical knowledge, governance issues etc. In the role of ministry mention dealing with these issues … Continue reading Q.3) Examine the significance of cooperatives in the agriculture sector in India. What are the challenges facing the sector? What would be the role played by recently created Ministry of Cooperation in this regard. (15 Marks)