Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aim and Objectives of the Organization:
The main objectives of the Public Authority is to foster Cooperative activities by register indifferent type of Cooperative Societies like PACS/FSCS/LCCS, Primary Consumer CooperativeStore, Employees Credit & Thrift C.S., M.P.C.S. etc. within its Jurisdiction subject to finality atGovt. Level.
2. Mission/ Vision:
An independent self reliant, Spontaneous and Vibrant Cooperative movement concerned forthe community in general andweek in particular by inspiring mutual help and Coop. Valueswith honesty, Dignity, Proactively, Responsiveness, Commitment and Professionalization forregeneration of sustained and planed economic growth and Socio Cultural upliftment of thePublic.
3. 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. underO.C.SAct.1962and Rules, 1965 and as amended time to time.
ii. To Supervise the Societies Administration and to guide them for their Future Prospect.
4. Main Activities/ Functions of the Public Authority:
i. The main activities of the public authority are to: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 conducting 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 for dispute and realization of cooperative dues through execution respectively.
vi. To Liquidate and cancel the registration of Cooperative societies.
5. 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 newly Registered Cooperative Societies.
iii. To take over the Management Cooperative Society after expiry of the term of the Elected Committee.
iv. To nominate Govt. nominees to elected Committee of management of the Cooperative Societies other than Primary Agricultural Coop. 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 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.
6. Expectation of the Public Authority from the Public for enhancing is Effectiveness and Efficiency:
An active participation of Citizen in Cooperative movement by accepting membership in Cooperative Societies for their economic growth is badly necessary.
7. Arrangements and method of seeking Public Participation:
Periodical Programmes are being organized for enrolment of new members through special drive by the Cooperative Societies of the Circle namely, "COOP.AT YOUR DOOR STEP" campaign.
8. Mechanism available for monitoring the Service Delivery and Public Grievance Resolution:
The ARCS being the head of the Circle, is monitoring affairs of the C.S. of the circle and 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 Petition received from the members of the Cooperative Societies is being disposed off by the ARCS of the Circle.
9. Address of the Main Office and other Offices at different levels:
The Office is Sub-ordinate to the Register of Co Operative Societies, Odisha, Bhubaneswar i.e.(Directorate of Cooperative).
The address of the Circle Office is given below.
Assistant Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Athgarh Circle, AthgarhAt/ PO:- Athgarh Dist:- Cuttack Pin-754029
10. Working Hours of the Office:
OpeningShouroftheoffice:10.00A.M.Closing hour of the office: 5.00 P.M. -For Day OfficeOpening hour of the office: 07.00 A.MClosing hour of the office: 01.00 P.M - For Morning Office from 10th April to 15th June.
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