Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims and objectives of the organization:
The main Objectives of the Public Authority is to foster Cooperative activities by registering different type of Cooperative Societies like LAMPS, HBCS, CARD bank, Primary Consumer Cooperative Store, Employees Credit & Thrift C.S.,M.F.C.S., M./ P.C.S. etc. within its jurisdiction subject to finality at Govt. level.
2. Mission/ Vision:
An independent self reliant, spontaneous and vibrant cooperative movement concerned for the community in general and week in particular by inspiring mutual help and Coop. Values with honesty, Dignity, proactively, Responsiveness, commitment and professionalization for regeneration of sustained and planned economic growth and Socio-Cultural upliftment of the people of Odisha.
3. Brief History of the Public Authority:
The office of the public Authority has started its functioning from dt. 28.02.1968 wihin the 7 Blocks of Paralakhemundi District namely, Gosani, Kasinagar, Gumma, Nuagada, R.udayagiri & Mohana Block. The Office is created to supervise and administer. The works of the Primary Cooperative Societies, adjudication of dispute cases arised in the Societies especially in the financial matters and overall management of the Cooperative Societies.
4. Duties of the public Authority:
i) The duties of the public authority are to encourage and promote the cooperative movement within its jurisdiction and to take such steps as directed by the State Govt. under C.S. Act. 1962 and Rules, 1965 and an advanced up to date.ii) To supervise the Societies administration and to guide them for their future prospect.
5. Main Activities/ Functions of the Public Authority:
i) Register new Cooperative Societies and amendment of its Bye-laws as and when required.ii) To constitute committee of management of the Cooperative Societies by nomination and supervise election of the committee of Management through subordinate officers.iii) To conduct enquiries relating to Cooperative Societies and to cause inspection of Cooperative Societies.iv) To admit and adjudicate dispute cases in respect of Primary Cooperative Societies.v) To appoint Arbitrators and Sale Officer for settlement of disputes and realization of Cooperative dues through execution respectively.vi) To cancel the registration of Cooperative Societies.
6) List of services being provided by the Public Authority:
i) To educate the promoters of a Cooperative Society for its registration, Management and functioning.ii) To nominate the preliminary committee of a newly registered Cooperative Societies.iii) To take over the management of the Cooperative Societies after expiry of the term of the elected committee.iv) To nominate Govt. nominees to elected committee of management of the Cooperative Societies.v) To take up enquires relating to the affairs of a Cooperative Societies if necessary.vi) To take up Annual Inspection of Cooperative Societies for review of its performance.vii) To settle dispute cases between Cooperative Societies and its members etc.viii) To appoint sale officers for recovery of Cooperative dues through attachment and sale.ix) To realize the Cooperative dues of the liquidated C.S. and cancellation of registration of a liquidated C.S.
7) Expectation of the Public Authority from the Public for enhancing its effectiveness and efficiency:
An active participation of citizen in Cooperative movement by accepting membership in Cooperative Societies for their economic growth is badly necessary.
8) Arrangements and methods of seeking public participation:
Periodical programmes are being organized for enrollment of new members through special drive by the cooperative societies of the circle.
9) Mechanism available for monitoring the service delivery and public grievance resolution:
The DRCS being the head of the Circle take care of the affairs of the C.S. of the Circle. At Block level the societies are monitored by the Cooperative Extension Officer who are under the administrative control of the B.D.O.s. The grievance petitions received from the members of the Cooperative Societies are being disposed off by the ARCS of the Circle.
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