The Karnataka Rajya Souharda Samyukta Sahakari Niyamita (KRSSSN) will organise an international conference on ‘Women’s empowerment’ and a seminar at the Town Hall in Bangalore on August 30. Announcing this at a press conference here on Saturday, KRSSSN vice-president Gurunath Jyantikar said that the United Nations has declared 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives to spread awareness about cooperative institutions and their role in reducing poverty and creating employment opportunities across the globe. — Staff Correspondent

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