Dhillon takes over as Markfed Chairman in presence of Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister
Strengthening cooperative movement top priority: Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon
Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon on Tuesday assumed charge as the Chairman of Markfed in the presence of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa accompanied by the Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu, Transport Minister Amarinder Singh Raja Waring and Industries Minister Gurkirat Singh Kotli.
Congratulating the newly elected Chairman, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channy said that Under Mr. Dhillon's leadership, the Markfed will attain further heights. "The co-operative institutions are directly connected with the economy of the State especially the farmers in order to make the state more prosperous", added Channi.
The Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa who also holds the portfolio of Cooperation department, said that Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon will take Markfed further up the growth trajectory with his hard work, efficiency and vision. During difficult time of Covid, Markfed played a leading role in delivering services to people's homes. said S. Randhawa adding the products of Markfed are known for their high quality which have a market even in foreign countries. He wished all the best to the newly elected Chairman.
On his part, Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon while thanking the party, the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister, assured that he would fulfill the responsibility entrusted to them wholeheartedly. He said that it was a matter of pride to have got the opportunity to serve as the Asia’s largest cooperative institution. Mr. Dhillon further said that strengthening the cooperative movement would be his top priority.
Earlier, MD Markfed and Special Principal Secretary to the Deputy Chief Minister Varun Roojam welcomed the newly elected Chairman on his arrival at the office.
Prominent among others who were present at the occasion included MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra, Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon’s Brother Jasonpreet Singh Dhillon, Member Punjab State Commission for NRIs Daljit Singh Sahota, Navdeep Singh Babbu Brar, Deepinder Singh Dhillon, Hardinder Pal Singh Harry Mann, Financial Commissioner Cooperation K. Siva Prasad, MD Punjab State Cooperative Bank Rajesh Dhiman and AMD Markfed Amit Talwar.