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Niti Aayog has set up an expert committee to develop a roadmap for strengthening district central cooperative banks in Punjab, a release said today.
The decision to set up the committee under member Ramesh Chand was taken by Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya today in a meeting with senior officers of Punjab and officers of central ministries, the release said.
The other members of panel are from NABARD, state governments, the RBI, the department of financial services and subject experts for evolving possible pathways for strengthening the cooperative banks in the country.
According to the release, as regards issue pertaining to clearance of project for extension, renovation and modernisation of canals being fed from river Sutlej, the Ministry of Water Resources indicated that the approval would be provided within a week of receipt of revised proposal from the state government of Punjab.