As promised by NCDC MD Sundeep Nayak in these columns earlier that for NCDC, the year 2019-20 would be dedicated to primary level co-ops, a One Day Training Programme on “Business Development and Assets Management” was inaugurated at LINAC Regional Training Centre, Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. T. Prasad Rao Dora, President FISHCOPFED was the chief guest.
This training program is especially designed for Secretaries, President and other members of the Board of Directors of Primary Level Cooperative Societies with special focus on women co-operators and women cooperative societies. Participants were from primary level societies of Cuttack and Khorda districts, claimed a mail from LINAC, Bhubaneswar.
The event started with a welcome address by Dr. R.N. Gopal, Regional Director, NCDC, Bhubaneswar. Gopal welcomed the participants of the training and briefed about objective of the training programme. S.P. Rath and Bramhananda Parida also addressed the participants.
Shri. T.Prasad Rao Dora, Chief Guest for the occasion, in his inaugural address expressed that LINAC Regional Training Centre, Bhubaneswar will cater to training needs of cooperative professionals of primary level cooperatives and enable participants to develop concepts of Business Enterprise to run the cooperative societies professionally with focus on nurturing primary level cooperative societies with the financial assistance from NCDC.
S.P. Rath, Ex- Regional Director of NCDC, Bhubaneswar and Bramhananda Parida, Dy. Secretary, Odisha State Cooperative Union were Guests of Honor. Rath and Parida also addressed the participants.
Earlier in April this year, the cooperative lender had organized a scintillating workshop on the theme of “Revitalizing Primary Co-operatives” at its prestigious training centre- Laxmanrao Inamdar Academy for Research & Development in Cooperation at Gurugram.
Nayak, the MD holds the view that teaching the fundamental principles of managing a cooperative effectively is the main focus of NCDC as of now. “We wish to see primary level co-ops being managed by a cooperator who is capable both in audit and accounts as well as in co-op principles of decision-making at the grass-roots level”, Nayak underlined.