One Day Awareness Program on “Cooperation” for Faculty & Teachers at National Cooperative Union of India (NCUI) Delhi on Jan 21th, 2023
The awareness program focused on explaining the history and contribution of cooperative societies in India post-independence and how it is shaping the lives of the craftsmen, artisans, farmers through the utilization of their skills. The cooperatives are a medium to enhance the economic condition of the rural people by providing them money for their products and involving them in nation building. The resource person Mr. Rajeev Sharma, Director Co-op Connect gave his presentation on Cooperative Societies in India, their growth, future scope and involvement of Youth in Cooperation and Ms. Monika Khanna, Deputy Director NCUI gave her presentation on Credit Cooperatives and procedure of registering a credit cooperative society. The objective is to encourage youth to become part of cooperatives, thereby generating employment opportunities for the youth.
After the session all faculty members and teachers were taken to the incubation centre meant for training the youth on various skills for self-employment and later to the NCUI Haat where the handmade products were displayed for sale. All attendees were given a certificate of participation from NCUI- a flagship unit of Ministry of Cooperation, GOI.