The Registrar, Cooperative Societies, appointed by the Lt. Governor, Delhi under Delhi Cooperative Societies Act, 1972, heads the Cooperative Department and plays a pivotal role in monitoring the functioning of Cooperative Societies registered under the Act. The Lt. Governor also appoints other persons to assist the Registrar and has designated them as Joint Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrar and other field/ministerial staff.
The Office of the Registrar is working on nine-district pattern and has nine Zones headed by Assistant Registrar level Officers. Each zone handles the matters of various cooperative societies on the basis of their registered office located in that particular zone. All issues concerning in particular society are examined at the zonal level only.
When a complaint is received in the Cooperative Department, it is examined in the concerned branch/section. If need be, the comments of the concerned society/official/non-official is called for. After examination, if required inspection u/s 54 or 56 enquiry u/s 55 or surcharge proceedings u/s 59 are ordered by the Registrar. If the complaint falls within the purview of Section 60/61, the complainant is accordingly advised to file Arbitration case.
|1||Approval of proposal of Registration of a new cooperative society||30 Days|
|2||Amendments in Bye-laws||60 Days|
|3||Maximum credit limit of the society||90 Days|
|4||Approval of resignations and enrollments of members in Housing/Group Housing Society||60 Days|
|5||Others (Miscellaneous matters)||60 Days|
In order to promote the activities of the Registered Cooperatives Socities, the Cooperative Department have prepared many schemes which are in vogue in respect of sectors, such as, women welfare, SC/ST, Thrift & Credit Socities, Primary cooperative stores. The eligible socities are given the financial assistance under the following State Plans schemes and Centrally Sponsered Schemes:
State Plans Schemes
Organizing Sehkari Bazaars
Consumption Credit to SC/ST members
Market Development Assistance to Leather Cooperatives
Financial assistance to Women Cooperatives
Financial assistance to Labour and Construction Cooperatives
Centrally Sponsered Schemes