Address: Indira Gandhi Institute of Cooperative Management Block-B, Sector-18, Rajajiuram, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
The objective of this institute is to inject professionalisation of Management in the Co-operative enterprises. From the very beginning the institute has been acting as a nodal agency for the various training, research and consultancy needs of the Co-operative institutions and department in the state. It also serves as a think tank to sort-out the specific problems of the co-operatives in this state.
The institute offers need based job oriented training programmes suiting to the target group of officers of government department and co-operative institutions. The annual calendar of programmes is finalised in the expert group meeting headed by the Registrar of Co-operative Societies wherein the other functional departments heads are also invited. Every year we have to conduct minimum 71 programmes spreading over to 86 training weeks and train minimum 2100 participants. This 71 programmes includes core diplomas like Higher Diploma in Co-operative management 26 weeks, Handloom Diploma, Industrial Diploma, LDB Diploma of twelve weeks and Certificate Programme in Computer applications. In addition to the above Diplomas, we conduct MDPs/ EDPs as per requirement and need of the co-operatives department/ organisations and allied agencies related to the state in the areas of co-operation and management. To add to this, we also organise seminars, workshops and conferences to discuss the latest issues emerging in the field Co-operation and its management. From the year 2004-2005 institute has started M.B.A. programme with the capacity of 60 participants. In addition to training activities the institute also undertakes Research studies, Case studies and Consultancy service to the problems related to various fields of management.