chronicle-poster-47-1IIT-KGP inks MoU with NCDC to Promote Developments in Cooperatives, Agriculture and Allied Sectors

The KGP Chronicle (April 20, 2021)

MoU with NCDC to Promote Developments in Cooperatives, Agriculture and Allied Sectors

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Highlights:

  • This MoU will promote greater collaboration towards sustainable development in cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors
  • It will involve advancement of training, action research, studies, policy analysis, policy advice, consultancy, monitoring, evaluation, system development and technology development.
  • It will provide support towards Formation and Promotion of Farmer Producer Organisation
  • It shall have opportunities for trainee/student exchange program including providing internships

IIT Kharagpur and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU towards greater collaboration in issues and areas related to the development of cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors and to the holistic approach towards sustainable development.

The scope of the MoU will involve the advancement of training, action research, studies, policy analysis, policy advice, consultancy, monitoring, evaluation, system development and technology development. Both organizations will collaborate and supplement the utilization of resources and facilities on matters pertaining to ‘Formation and Promotion of Farmer Producer Organisation‘, with a focus on sustainable business, capacity building, training and skill development of stakeholders.

Furthermore, skilling of youth through trainee/student exchange program including providing internship opportunities to students or alumni will be pursued under the SAHAKAR MITRA -NCDC Scheme on Internship Program (SIP). (Read More)