The Madhya Pradesh government handed over the entire scheme of cooperative education and training to Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Union Ltd. in 1958 and 1964 respectively. The objective is to impart knowledge to the members for managing activities of the cooperative societies involved in the growth of cooperative movement as well as the office bearers of the cooperative societies/non official and employees.   

Cooperative Training:

  • Conducting higher diploma in Cooperative Management courses of 20 week duration.
  • Organizing one to seven days short duration courses on relevant subjects.
  • Considering the up gradation of education, The Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Union Ltd; has commenced computer knowledge programmes for the personnel working in the various cooperatives as well as private candidates since 2006.
  • In this scheme 5 to 15 days computer knowledge sessions on different subjects like Tally, Office Automation, M.S. Office, and Internet etc. are being conducted.
  • Organizing one year P.G.D.C.A. and D.C.A. Certification programmes recognized by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC), Bhopal.
  • The fee for one year course of P.G.D.C.A. is Rs. 9100/- and for D.C.A. it is Rs. 8100/- respectively.
  • The eligibility qualification for P.G.D.C.A. courses is graduation and 12th class (10+2) for D.C.A.
  • The well-equipped computer labs are available at all the training centres.




  • A monthly publication of a Hindi newsletter-‘MADHYA PRADESH SAHKARI SAMACHAR’ which includes achievement of cooperative articles, public welfare schemes of the government and miscellaneous relevant materials. The news letters are also published on special occasions like Independence Day and cooperative week.
  • The prescribed life membership fee is Rs. 1500/- for MADHYA PRADESH SAHKARI SAMACHAR. The prescribed annual fee is Rs. 150/-
  • From time to time folders, pamphlet, posters, banners flexes etc. are printed to provide information to the public regarding the Union.


Literature concerning cooperatives have been published from time to time which includes guidelines on cooperative election, manual on credit and non-credit cooperatives the service rules of Primary Agriculture Credit Societies, important decision of cooperative tribunal and the acts as well rules have been published etc.


The detailed project reports on Integrated Cooperative Development, for the district of Dewas, Hoshangabad, Rewa  and Seoni have been prepared by the Union.