Rural Rajasthan lifestyle is all set to flip with infusion of supermarkets, gyms, food joints and mini-banks. All these new introductions and innovations are proceeded by Primary Agricultural Credit Societies. PACS provided agricultural credit to farmers for the purpose of seeds and fertilizers buy and selling. This is supported by an institutional system in the villages. PACS have initiated to make available new facilities fulfil the requirements of the members in the constantly changing environments.
Ajay Singh Kilak (State Cooperative Minister) mentioned that he had drafted instructions for making the list of services required in rural areas. The Grem Sewa Sahakari Samiti at Padampur block initiated a very advanced fast food store and supermarket which works on bar code with complete computerisation. As per Mr. Kilak, the store recorded a sale of Rs. 3.22 lakh every month in a village of just 400 households.
He mentioned that, “The gyms help the rural youth in getting rid of drug addiction and contributes to their physical and mental health. The youth use the facility under the guidance of trained instructors”.
There are cooperative stitching centres are one extra comfort which introduces training for women in cutting, sewing, embroidery and innovations.
Cooperative Agricultural Yantralaya lands equipments and fulfil the temporal needs of the farmers, assisting them in savouring lowered costs.
Also, two PACS gave financial help of Rs. 15 to Rs.20 lakh for introducing innovations to fulfil the local requirements.
Mr. Kilak also mentioned about CM Vasundhara Raje’s recent visit at Tamtiya village which falls in the tribal ridden Dungarpur district to visit at the supermarket.
Rajasthan government has left no stone unturned in making Rajasthan an advanced and self sufficient state. This rural digitalisation is one epic example of those arduous efforts put by Rajasthan government. Just like India, Rajasthan is also on move towards an efficient economy.