The Gujarat State Co-operative Credit Societies Federation conducted Leadership Development Programme recently in New Delhi under the aegis of NCCE, New Delhi and Gujarat State Co-operative Credit Societies Federation.
It was attended by 53 delegates including Chairman, Directors and Managers representing 21 Co-operative Credit Societies and Employees Co-operative Credit Societies from the state of Gujarat.
Those present on the occasion of the inauguration of the LDP included Satish Marathe, Patron of Sahakar Bharti, N. Satyanarayan- Chief Executive of NCUI, Jivrajbhai Godhani- Vice Chairman of the Federation, J.J. Shah- Retired Joint Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Gujarat State, Dr. V. K. Dubey- Director of NCCE.
Speaking on the occasion Marathe stated that RBI has now started issuing licences to Small Banks and therefore, co-operative societies will have to embrace digitalization and cashless technology so as to withstand the competition from Small banks.
Jivrajbhai Godhani guided about the Management and Administration of Society with the information about various clauses and schemes of Co-operative Act and its rules and regulations. S. D. Pradhan, Principal, Delhi State Co-operative Training Centre made power presentation on Digitalisation and Cashless Transaction in Co-operative Societies along with requisite information on GST.
J.J. Shah rendered guidance on laws pertaining co-operative societies and about the by laws of such societies with accurate information and Hiteshbhai Patel, CEI of Gujarat State Co-operative Union presented information and guidance on SWOT Analysis and also distributed literature and material useful to co-operative societies.
On the second day of LDP, all participants made study visit of Bhaimatidas Co-operative Thrift and Credit Society. There was an interaction amongst the Chairmen and Directors of the society and all participants and exchange of information on its various schemes and services.
The questions and answers session was held on the third day of LDP. The participants sought guidance and solutions on the perplexing questions and issues especially legal queries in respect of the administration of societies and their queries were resolved satisfactorily by the experts.
The experts and dignitaries emphatically stated that co-operative institutes are very useful for the society as a whole and the cooperative activities ensure the growth, progress and development of the society. The co-operatives like AMUL, KRIBHCO and IFFCO are live examples.
The participants of LDP were excited with the programme and they expressed hope that such programmes will be organised in future also by the Federation. The credit for planning, conducting and coordinating the LDP goes to strenuous efforts put in by Dushyantsinh Vaghela, CEO of the Federation.
He acknowledged with thanks the efforts put in by Shri Ghanshyambhai H. Amin, Vice President of NCUI and the Founder Chairman of Federation for getting approval for this programme.