The newly formed Ministry of Co-operation is a ministry under the Government of India which was formed in July 2021.
This ministry provides a separate administrative, legal and policy framework to strengthen the cooperative movement in the country. The creation of the ministry was announced on 6 July 2021 with its vision statement of Sahakar Se Samridhi (Translation. Cooperation to Prosperity).
The Ministry of Cooperation works to strengthen cooperatives at the grassroots level, streamline processes for ‘ease of doing business’ for cooperatives and enable the development of multi-state cooperatives (MSCs).