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KRIBHCO Chairman, Dr. Chandra Pal Singh Yadav Becomes the First Indian to Head ICA Asia-Pacific

M Kanika
M Kanika
Dr. Chandra Pal Singh flashing Victory Symbol after being elected as President of ICA – AP regional board at Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Chandra Pal Singh flashing Victory Symbol after being elected as President of ICA – AP regional board at Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Chandra Pal Singh Yadav, Chairman, KRIBHCO is elected as president of International Cooperative Alliance – Asia Pacific (ICA-AP). He becomes the first Indian to occupy this position by defeating Chitose Arai of Japan by 102 votes in the election held in Seoul, South Korea. Cai Zhen Hong of China and Dr. Abdullah Fattah Abdullah of Malaysia were elected as the Vice Presidents of the ICA- AP.

15th Regional Assembly of International Cooperative Alliance – Asia Pacific Region was held from 28-30 November 2021 in Seoul, South Korea. In this meeting election of 11 Directors belonging to China, South Korea, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Iran, Vietnam, Philippines, Japan, Australia, and Sri Lanka were held. Dr. Chandra Pal Singh’s rise to the highest position of the Asia Pacific region in cooperative politics is a sign of the robust cooperative movement in India.

On 1st December 2021, Directors and other top officials from KRIBHCO gave a rousing and grand Welcome to their Chairman on arrival at the New Delhi Airport. Another grand welcome to Dr. Chandra PalSingh was held at Jhansi Railway Station where his supporters and well-wishers gathered in large numbers.

KRIBHCO officials Greeting Dr. Chandra Pal Singh upon his arrival at the Delhi airport from Seoul after winning the ICA- AP President elections.

About KRIBHCO

Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO) is a premier National level Cooperative Society of India engaged in fertilizer production & distribution and is registered under the Multi-State Cooperatives (MSCS) Act, 2002. KRIBHCO was founded in April 1980, to produce & distribute high-quality agriculture inputs, mainly chemical fertilizers, through the cooperatives & institutional agencies. The paid-up share capital of KRIBHCO has been contributed by 9478 cooperatives societies from all over the country. KRIBHCO believes in keeping with its cooperatives philosophy & legacy while incorporating the technology to better serve the nation.

KRIBHCO’s production facility is located at Hazira, Gujarat & its wholly-owned subsidiary KRIBHCO Fertilizers Limited (KFL) production facility is located at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Oman India Fertilizer Company S.O.A.C. (OMIFCO), a Joint Venture of KRIBHCO has its production facility in SUR, Oman. In addition to the production of fertilizers, Society is also engaged in the trading & distribution of bulk fertilizers like DAP, NPK, MOP, etc.

The product basket of KRIBHCO comprises Urea, DAP, NPK, MOP, SSP, Zinc Sulphate, Bio-Fertilizers, Certified Seed, Compost, Hybrid Seeds, BT Cotton, etc. KRIBHCO distributes these products through its channel partners both in cooperatives & private retail. It also supplies products through and its own outlets, commonly known as KBSK’s.

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