61. Government aid to multi-State co-operative societies.
Notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force, the Central Government or a State Government, on receipt of request from a multi-State co-operative society and with a view to promoting co-operative movement, may,
(a) subscribe to the share capital of a multi-State co-operative society;
(b) give loans or make advances to a multi-State co-operative society;
(c) guarantee the repayment of principal and payment of interest on debentures issued by a multi- State co-operative society;
(d) guarantee the repayment of share capital of a multi-State co-operative society and dividends thereon at such rates as may be specified by the Central Government or the State Government;
(e) guarantee the repayment of principal and payment of interest on loans and advances to amulti-State co-operative society;
(f) give financial assistance in any other form, including subsidies, to any multi-State co-operativesociety; and
(g) provide aid to any other multi-State co-operative society on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed.