Faculty Exchange Programme between India and Sri Lanka (1997)

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Oct, 1997
(Source: Asia-Pacific Co-op News, Vol.4, No.3, Jul-Sept. 1997, pp.8)


Faculty Exchange Programme betwen India and  Sri Lanka
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ICA ROAP sponsored an exchange of faculty members of the national
level co-operative training institutions between Vaikunt Mehta National
Institute of Co-operative Management in Pune, India and the School of
Co-operation, Sri Lanka in July-August, 1997. This was the revival of
such an exchange of experiences among co-operative training institutions
for the first time after 1960s. The HRD Committee of the ICA ROAP
mooted the idea last year.

Two faculty members from India were attached to the School of
Co-operation, Sri Lanka for three weeks as the faculty. They have
exchanged academic inputs with the on-going courses and helped
them to be updated. They also participated at several training events
in the field. They were also able to receive ideas about multi-purpose
co-operative concept popular in Sri Lanka and the rural banking system.

At the next phase, VAMNICOM would receive two faculty members
from Sri Lanka for three weeks in October, 1997.