Cooperative movement on

Madhyapur Thimi, June 18:

Women’s Development Office, Bhaktapur, is going to launch a cooperative campaign in all the VDCs of the district after a significant improvement in women’s social, economic and educational status and leadership skills following a rise in cooperatives in various parts of the district.

Officer at the Women’s Development Office Meera Sherchan said women’s cooperatives have already be-en expanded in Duwakot, Jhaukhel, Chhaling, Nagarkot, Nakhel, Sipadole, Gundu, Katunje, Dadhikot, Balkot and Sirutar VDCs.

So far 3,000 women are affiliated with the cooperatives, where they are invo-lved in saving and credit activities, legal counseling, skill development and income generation activities.