Cooperatives Department aims to facilitate the formation and working of cooperative societies for the promotion of thrift, self-help and mutual aid.
Cooperatives is a provincial subject. Punjab is a role model for all the other provinces of the country and performing a leading role in cooperative sector with successful achievements. The affairs of the cooperative societies are regulated under Cooperative Societies Act, 1925 and Cooperative Societies Rules, 1927.
To improve socio-economic conditions of persons of humble means through self-help and mutual aid and to bring about economic sustainability among the community through voluntary cooperation.
- Self-help and mutual aid.
- Thrift and resource building.
- Equality and democracy