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Government Of Assam Sonitpur District

Co-operation Department- Vision & Mission

Vision of the Department

Prosperity and equity through Cooperative and self help.

Mission of the Department


Establishment of a strong and vibrant Cooperative Sector in the state through voluntary formation, democratic functioning and professional management of viable Cooperative Societies as peoples Institution for the economic & social betterment.

Mandate of the Department


To facilitate conducive atmosphere for voluntary formation, democratic functioning, self reliance and professional management of the Cooperative Societies.

Acts Being Governed

  • The Assam Cooperative Societies Act, 2007 (Act IV of 2012)
  • Assam Rajiv Gandhi University of Cooperative Management Act, 2010
  • Warehousing Corporation Act, 1962
  • The Assam Cooperative Land Mortgage Bank Act, 1960.
  • The Assam Money Lenders Act, 1934

8 Principles of Cooperation


  • Voluntary and Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Members' Economic Participation
  • Autonomy and Independence
  • Education Training and Information
  • Cooperation amongst Cooperative Societies
  • Concern for Community
  • Professional Management
Assam Co-ooperative Societies Act 20071.35 MBswf-image
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