Collector V.Anil Kumar exhorted cooperative officials and employees on Wednesday to rededicate themselves to strengthen the cooperative movement and ensure that its fruits reached the people.

The Collector hoisted the cooperative flag and garlanded Jawaharlal Nehru’s portrait and inaugurated the 56th All-India Cooperative Week celebrations in Kadapa District Cooperative Central Bank here. The participants took a pledge to strengthen the cooperative movement. The Collector flagged off the International Cooperative Day rally at the DCC Bank and participants formed a human chain at Seven Roads junction.

DCC Bank General Manager Sahadev Reddy, District Cooperative Training Centre principal Gurrappa, Joint Director of Animal Husbandry Venkata Rao, and members of women’s groups participated.