Coop dept to set up 20 storage godowns worth Rs 208 crore
| Wednesday | 4th March, 2020
Kolkata: The State Cooperation department has decided to construct 20 storage godowns each having a capacity of 10,000 MT, for which it has to bear an approximate cost of Rs 208.87 crore.
In addition to that, 55 rural godowns with a total capacity of 5,500 MT have come up at different co-operatives at an approximate cost of Rs 9.63 crore.
The department has also taken up the work for constructing another 83 rural godowns having a capacity of 8,300 MT at an estimated cost of Rs 14.53 crore in the state.
The Cooperation department has also provided crop loans to the tune of Rs 2,639.96 crore among 9,64,187 farmers up to November last year.
Loans to the tune of Rs 704.84 crore has also been given to 1,05,762 Self-Help Groups during the current financial year.
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