The Badagara Educational Co-operative Society is a registered Society under the Kerala Co-operative Societies act 1969 having jurisdiction in the entire Vatakara Taluk in Kozhikode District. The society started functioning in the year 1982 by conducting classes in various degree and PG courses. The main objects of the society are to provide opportunities for employment to the educated unemployed youth and further for providing education of the highest standard of minimum expenses.

Co-operative Arts & Science College Vatakara is established in 2013 under Badagra Educational Co-Operative Society is affiliated to University of Calicut