“Loan is assured to an entrepreneur with a bankable idea”

The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), established by an Act of Parliament in 1962, has recently been brought under the purview of the newly-formed Ministry of Cooperation. It has thus far engaged with over 1.5 lakh cooperatives across the country. NCDC’s Managing Director, Mr Sundeep Kumar Nayak, an IAS officer from the 1988 batch of the J&K cadre, spoke with Editor and Publisher Sayantan Chakravarty on a range of issues

“We serve selflessly, believing the whole world is one family”

Mr. Shyam Parande, Global Coordinator, Sewa International and Secretary General, Antar-Rashtriya Sahayog Parishad, speaks to India Empire Magazine on the pioneering global role of Sewa International in mobilizing the Indian diaspora to carry out selfless service for thousands of affected persons, especially at the height of the second wave of the C-19 pandemic