A training programme for Kendriya Vidyalaya School Teachers of Guwahati Region was organised by NCUI in collaboration with ICM, Guwahati . Around 32 KVS school teachers of the Guwahati Region participated in the programme
Inaugurating the programme Kiran Kakati, Member, NCUI Governing Council highlighted the importance of cooperatives and their vital contributions in various fields of socio-economic development in the country. He felt that school teachers need to be well acquainted with various facets of cooperative development so that they can make students aware of the beneficial impact of cooperatives.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Anjana Hazarika, Asst. Commissioner, KVS, Guwahati Region said this is a good initiative from NCUI to popularize the cooperative model in schools. She called upon the teachers to be brand ambassadors of the cooperative concept so that they can train students with the various aspects of the functioning of cooperatives. .
A field visit was arranged to West Assam Milk Producers’ Cooperative Union, manufacturing “Purbi” a well known cooperate milk brand popular in Assam. The teachers saw the processing plant from close contact and interacted with the dairy technicians. Various lectures on topics of cooperative development were delivered by the faculty members and other resource persons during the two day training programme.
N.Sharma, Asst. Registrar Cooperative Societies spoke on the steps required for registration of a cooperative society. Sanjay Verma, Dy. Director, NCUI spoke on the beneficial impact of cooperatives as a career option for the school students and the ways in which school teachers could motivate students into showing their interest in cooperatives Dr. P. Baishya, Faculty, ICM coordinated the programme.