Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Jharkhand
3rd Floor, Pashupalan and Sahkarita Bhawan, Hesag, Hatia, Ranchi - 834003
Schemes and Programmes
Continuing Schemes
1. Jharkhand Rajya fasal rahat Yojana

A new Scheme named as Jharkhand Rajya Fasal Rahat Yojana(JRFRY) has been started by the state government to secure both the public money and the welfare of the farmers.
This Scheme is mainly to provide financial assistance to the farmers in the event of crop damage due to natural calamity and natural accidents.
This Scheme will cover both the land owner and the tenant farmer. Farmers will not need to pay any kind of crop insurance premium under this scheme and they will be provided assistance directly by the government in the event of crop loss.
In the financial year 2021-22, a budgetary provision has been made of Rs. 2500.00 lac (twenty five crore) for the Jharkhand Rajya Fasal Rahat Yojna as a revolving fund.
This Scheme will pave the way for the food security, crop-diversification, rapid growth and competition in agriculture.

2. Strengthening of Credit Structure-

Co-operative credit plays a vital role in fulfilling the agricultural credit needs of farmers. Co-operative Banks are the backbone of co-operative movement as well as co-operative credit structure. The State has launched Mukhya Mantri Kisan Credit Card Yojana from year 2011-12. Under this scheme interest subvention is provided to those farmers, who repays loans in time. Jharkhand state co-operative bank is the nodal agency for the state interest subvention scheme.

3. Paddy Procurement Scheme-

Paddy Procurement scheme had started from 2011-12 through LAMPS / PACS to provide minimum support price (MSP) to farmers. There is online and offline registration system and Paddy is purchased only from registered farmers. There is a portal name “E-UPARJAN” (uparjan.jharkhand.gov.in) for farmers online registration. During paddy procurement year- 2021-22, total 677 MSP centers are working for procurement work. This Scheme will strengthen the economic condition of the farmer which results upliftment of standard of living.

4. Infrastructure Development and Computerization of Head quarter, Regional offices, LAMPS/PACS, and other Co-operative societies

The registered 2028 LAMPS and 2384 PACS in the state are the backbone of the cooperative movement. Their role is important in facilitating various services like deposit mobilization, Paddy procurement on minimum support price (MSP), fertilizer, seed, insecticides and other agro products up to village and panchayat level. It is the plan of the Cooperative Division to bring uniformity in the functioning of the LAMPS / PACS by computerizing them, software development and promoting digitalization and spreading information technology through them, especially in rural and remote areas.

5. Grant for Training, Seminar for Promotion of Co-operative related activities and for Skill Development Co-operative societies:-

It is important to spread awareness and disseminate information regarding various activities and schemes being run by Co-operative division. This will be done through organizing and participating in fairs, Seminars and symposiums, exhibitions etc. Co-operative division is also ascribes priority to promote efficient and well informed management of co-operative societies. Well informed members, aware with day to day developments in cooperative sector will be empowered enough to safeguard their interests and play a key role in personal and social upliftment through co-operative movement.

There are two Co-operative Training Centers at Ranchi and Deoghar which impart training to Co-operative Extension Officers, manager of societies, office-bearers, members and employees of different co-operative Societies of the State.

State Government assigns high priority to Skill development. Well trained human resource is the bedrock of state’s economic strength. Skill development will be done in many trades such as Vegetable cultivation and processing, Lac based products such as Lac bangles, bee keeping, poultry, piggery and other activities through Apex and other Co-operative societies, Krishi Chaupal will be organized to spread awareness about Agriculture & Allied activities .

After allotment of Rs.200.00 lac (two crore) the training session in going on for information dissemination, seminar, supervision, evaluation, drafting and publicity of various activities in the field of cooperatives for the financial year 2020-21.

Also, for 2021-22 a sum of Rs. 200.00 lac (two crore) is allotted as Grant for Information, Seminar, Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation etc. for Promotion of Co-operative related activities, Krishi Chaupal and Grant for Skill Development and training in Co-operative sector. In spite of two co operative training centers, Ranchi & Deoghar, all above programs has been executed through Circle and District, Division and Directorate level offices.

6. Working Capital to LAMPS & PACS

LAMPS / PACS have been formed at the panchayat level. LAMPS / PACS have to provide fertilizers, seeds, insecticides, and other agro products. Due to lack of working capital in the LAMPS / PACS, there is a lots of difficulties in execution of above works. It is absolutely necessary to provide working capital and infrastructure and logistic support to the LAMPS / PACS.

Department has allotted of Rs. 1000.00 lac (Ten Crores) as Working Capital for Lamps/ Pacs/ Vyaparmandal/ for the year of 2021-22 to make availability of agricultural inputs like fertilizers, seeds, insecticides, and other agro products on due time to their farmers.

List of Lamps/Pacs and Parmandal ,to whom provided working capital Rs. 2.00(two lakh) in financial year 2021-22


7. Strengthening of co-operative federation in Jharkhand state

The Jharkhand State Co-operative Lac Marketing and Procurement Federation Limited (JASCOLAMF), The Jharkhand State Vegetable Co-operative Marketing Federation (VEGFED) and Jharkhand State Minor Forest Produce Co-operative Development, Marketing Federation Limited (JHAMCOFED) and Sidho Kanho Krishi Evam Vanopaj Rajya Sahkari Sangh Ltd. are the apex cooperative institutions of the State and they are doing procurement, processing, value addition and marketing of Lac, vegetables and minor forest produce respectively. State Govt. provides Share for strengthening the apex and other co-operative societies in the state a provision of Rs. 3900.00 lac (Thirty nine Crore) was made for year 2021-22.

8. Development of LAMPS & PACS as Common Service Centre (CSC)

Common Service centre is project under the digital India program. These centres are the access point for delivery of essential social welfare schemes, healthcare, financial, agriculture and education services to citizens in rural and remote habitants of the country.

Now a days, with partnership of CSC e-governance services India Limited, LAMPS / PACS are also functioning as common service centre (Pragya Kendra) and provide services like Digipay, e-Sharam card, CSC Gramin Store, CSC Agri Scheme, all PM schemes (PMKMY, PMKISAN, PMJAY, etc.) in far-flung areas of the state. At present 573 LAMPS / PACS from 24 districts of Jharkhand are functioning as CSC. Department of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Cooperative ( Cooperative Division) is providing Information Technology (IT) tools like computer, printer, UPS etc. under LAMPS / PACS computerization scheme. Department objective is to give infrastructural support like office, building, electricity, computers etc to almost all the LAMPS/ PACS so that they will function as CSC and deliver B2C and G2C services to the doorstep of the villagers of the state.

9. Co-operative Societies under Nation Cooperative Development Corporation ( NCDC) aided scheme:

This scheme aims at development of Horticulture, Agriculture, Dairy and Poultry and generation of self employment for weaker sections through co-operative societies under Nation Cooperative Development Corporation ( NCDC) aided schemes.

10. Construction of Cold chain in State

In the blocks/ panchayat of Jharkhand state, there is more cultivation / production of pears, tomatoes and other vegetables, microbial products, fisheries, milk products, flowers and other agricultural products. Due to non availability of cold supply chain, farmers are forced to sale their products on lower prices. To save economic value and distress sale of their products, Department has taken an initiative to construct 5000 MT cold storage at district level and 30MT mini cold room and 5MT solar based mini cold room at panchayat level. At present department are working for 19 cold storage (5000 MT), 139 mini cold room (30 MT ) and 57 solar based mini cold room (5MT)