DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATION In West Bengal, Cooperation Department plays a pivotal role in the uplift of Cooperative Movement with its two wings , Cooperation Directorate and Directorate of Cooperative Audit by way of following International Cooperative Principles as per West Bengal Cooperative Act & Rules. The Department functions- To formulate and implement National and State Policies and Programmes for achieving rapid growth and development in order to usher in economic and social change in the lives of the rural and urban population by extensive use of principles of Co-operation. To undertake developmental planning for the Co-operative Sector of the State. To formulate Policies relating to Co-operation and co-operative organisations, Co-operative training and education. The Department is responsible for control, supervision and monitoring the activities and working of all the officers and staff in employment in the Department as well as the offices under its control as per services and financial rules of the State Government. It is also responsible for Cadre management of the West Bengal Co-operative Service and the West Bengal Junior Co-operative Service whose members hold key posts in the Range offices, Co-operation Directorate and on deputation to important Co-operative institutions as well as posts in other State Government Offices. The Department is also responsible for doing several other tasks. Department of Cooperation , under Government of West Bengal in collaboration with SLIEM Skills have established a Dream Vision Centre at 2 major locations in Howrah with the aim of promoting skill development and establishing a sustainable livelihood through quality skill training. The 2nd phase of this project is going to be a grand one with a vision to train youths on a large scale. Some of our Centres – Howrah Trades Covered: Mobile Handset Repairing Technician,BCBF(Banking),Retail Sales Associate, DTH set top box installation technician and courses as per demand.