Programme on Investment and Treasury Management
JLG Programme for Bankers at Tirupati from 27 to 29 October 2014
Ms. Laurie Dufays, Dy. Director, WSBI visited BIRD Lucknow
Intensive training programme for PDC resource persons (07-18 October 2014)
Programme on Commodity Future market at Agartala-22-23 September 2014
Management Development Programme for Women Officers of Banks Govt , Agencies and NGOs
Training Programme on Sustaining Group Mode of Financing at Bilaspur from 01 to 03 September 2014
Orientation Programme for Chairmen of RRBs 15 – 19 September 2014
Training on Investment Credit in Agriculture for Officers of Oriental Bank of commerce (01 to 05 Sept. 2014)
4th in BIRD Lecture Series on 11 Sept. 2014
BIRD, Lucknow organised on–location Training Programme on Sustainable Rural Livelihood- Bodh Gaya, Bihar from 1-4 Sep2014
BIRD, Lucknow organised Programme on “Investment & Treasury Management for Officers in RRBs” -19 to 22 August 2014
BIRD, Lucknow organised a programme on Financial Inclusion 21.23 Jyly 2014
35th meeting of the Governing Council of BIRD-25 July 2014
2nd training programmes on "Corporate Governance"-14-16 July2014 conducted by BIRD , Lucknow
BIRD , Lucknow conducted 02 training programmes on "Corporate Governance"-14-16 July2014
3rd Lecture under BIRD Lecture Series delivered by Shri M.P. Vasimalai, ED, DHAN Foundation on 23 July 2014
BIRD, Bolpur Conducted Training Proramme for the newly recruited officers of the Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
BIRD, LUCKNOW celebrated 33rd Foundation Day of NABARD
BIRD, Lucknow organized a Training programme for Indian Economic Service( IES) Officers , GOI from 30June 2014 to 04 July 2014
BIRD, Lucknow organised MDP for APGB from 16-18 June 2014
“Workshop on Poverty Measurement Using Progress out of Poverty Index- 20 June 2014
Program on Financial Inclusion 02-04 June 2014
Academic Advisory & Syllabus Committee Meeting at BIRD Lucknow – 02 June 2014
Workshop on Financial Capability - By GIZ
Shri K.K. Gupta, Chief General Manager of Uttar Pradesh RO took additional charge of Director, BIRD, Lucknow
BIRD conducted an International Programme for SAARC Countries-18 to 21 March 2014
Ms. Jonna Bickel, Advisor NABARD-RFIP, GIZ, visited BIRD, Lucknow on 26 February 2014
Shri Ramesh Tenkil took over charge as Director, BIRD, Lucknow on 10 January 2014.
BIRD Lecture Series - 2nd Lecture delivered by Padmashree Alysius P. Fernandez - 24 January 2014
Training programme for RDB ShriLanka, 10-15 June 2013
Climate Change Adaptation - BIRD launches first programme
“BIRD Lecture Series”, launched with the First Lecture delivered by Prof. Dr. Hans Dieter Seibel on ‘International Experiences in Rural Finance – Learnings for India’.
National Seminar on Audit held on 17 and 18 October 2013 at BIRD , Lucknow
BIRD announces National Consultation on Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Livelihood Promotion
Exposure Study Visit of APRACA member countries to BIRD, Lucknow on micro finance for Agriculture
 
Programme on Investment and Treasury Management
BIRD, Lucknow conducted a training Programme on Investment and Treasury Management during 10 to 13 November 14.The programme was attended by 32 participants consisting of Chief Executives and other officials from St.CB and DCCBs from various states like Kerala,A.P.,U.P.,W.B.,Gujarat,etc.The practical tips through mock trading was appreciated very much by participants. The programme would help them in ensuring compliance with SLR norms and earn profits. Note:- More Photographs in Photo Gallery
 
 
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JLG Programme for Bankers at Tirupati from 27 to 29 October 2014
BIRD Lucknow conducted a three-day training programme for Bank Officers on Formation and Financing Joint Liability Groups at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. 35 participants from 9 states representing 7 commercial banks, 5 RRBs and 4 Cooperative Banks are attending the programme. Shri Jiji Mammen, CGM, NABARD, Telangana & AP Regional Office inaugurated the programme on 27 October 2014 in Hotel Bliss, Tirupati in presence of Shri K Sudhakar Rao, Chairman, Sapthagiri Gramin Bank. In his address, Shri Mammen urged the participants to adopt JLG financing in a mission mode so that we achieve the target of financing 5 lakh JLGs during the year as announced in the national budget. Shri Rao shared his enthusiasm for JLGs borne out of very encouraging business volume and very little attendant risk. Theoretical inputs on JLG were validated and reinforced through field visit to JLGs undertaking dairy, weaving and agriculture. Shri M Sahoo and Smt Pratima Mishra, Faculty Members from BIRD Lucknow coordinated the programme. Shri Prashanth Babu, DDM, Chittoor district and the Regional Office extended excellent support for organizing the programme. CGM, NABARD and Chairman, SGM also administered oath to all participants on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week commencing from 27 October 2014.
 
 
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Ms. Laurie Dufays, Dy. Director, WSBI visited BIRD Lucknow
Ms. Laurie Dufays, Dy. Director, World Savings Bank Institute (WSBI), Brussels visited BIRD, Lucknow on 31.10.2014 and discussed on possible collaboration between BIRD and WSBI in the area of training, consultancy and coaching Please visit Picture Gallery for more photographs
 
 
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Intensive training programme for PDC resource persons (07-18 October 2014)
BIRD Lucknow conducted an Intensive training programme from 7 to 18 October 2014 for PDC resource persons .14 resource persons of PACS Development Cells of DCCBs of Uttarakhand, MP & Punjab states participated in the programme. Different aspects relating to the functioning of PACS and its profitability besides preparation and implementation of BDP were discussed with the participants. Laxmanpur PACS were also visited to interact with the functionaries and board of Sadhan sahakari samiti in Barabanki district. In course of the programme, the participants were also provided input on techniques of conduct of PRA and were taken to village near Nigoha in Rae Bareilley district where they actually conducted PRA under guidance of an expert guest faculty. * More pics in Photo Gallery
 
 
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Programme on Commodity Future market at Agartala-22-23 September 2014
A Programme on Commodity Future market was organised at Agartala on 22-23 September 2014. Total 23 participants from CBs, RRBs, StCB and farmers club attended the programme. The programme was inaugurated by Sh RK Deb Barman, OIC, NABARD, Tripura RO, Agartala. More photographs in Photo Gallery
 
 
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Management Development Programme for Women Officers of Banks Govt , Agencies and NGOs
BIRD , Lucknow organised a Management Development Programme for Women officers from Banks, Government Agencies and NGOs. The programme was conducted in Goa from 1st to 5th September 2014 for 26 women officers from Commercial Banks, RRBs, Cooperative Banks, Tamil Nadu Women Development Corporation, NGOs of the country. The programme was inaugurated by OIC, Goa Regional Office, NABARD. The programme was highly appreciated for its input and training methodologies. More Photographs in Photo gallery
 
 
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Training Programme on Sustaining Group Mode of Financing at Bilaspur from 01 to 03 September 2014
BIRD Lucknow conducted a three-day training programme for officers of banks and partner NGOs on Sustaining Group Mode of Financing at Bilaspur from 01 to 03 September 2014. The programme was inaugurated on 01 September 2014 at Hotel Aananda Imperial, Bilaspur by Shri Neeraj Kumar Bansod, IAS, CEO, Zilla Parishad & Dist Collector, (In charge) in presence of Shr O P Mishra, DGM, SBI and DDM Shri Kamal Patnaik. Thirty-six participants from 8 different states attended the programme. Field visits were undertaken to two excellent interventions in the district.The first one is organization of farmers into Farmers Clubs and then to three Federations in Bilaspur district. The federations have promoted one Producers Organization for procurement, processing and retailing paddy, soybean and other certified seeds. Besides, the federations have opened kiosks as BC of SBI for financial inclusion of farmers. The kiosks also retail certified seeds and pesticides to farmers in the district. Financial assistance of Rs. 1.95 crore has been extended to the PO by NABARD.The second one is financing dairy animals to SHGs with arrangements for assured veterinary care, feed supply and marketing of milk. The District Administration has facilitated convergence of 11 schemes to provide necessary infrastructure and capacity building of SHGs. DDM has effectively managed the task of coordination among various government departments, banks and milk federations. The milk is marketed under “Devbhog” brand.Shri M Sahoo and Shri K I Shariff, Faculty Members from BIRD Lucknow coordinated the programme. Shri Kamal Patnaik, DDM, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh Regional Office extended excellent support for organizing the learning event at Bilaspur.
 
 
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Orientation Programme for Chairmen of RRBs 15 – 19 September 2014
BIRD, Lucknow organised an Orientation Programme from 15 – 19 September 2014 for newly appointed Chairmen of RRBs. The programme was for 5 days and was attended by 11 Chairmen of various Gramin Banks and one Chairman Designate .The programme was inaugurated by Ms SupriyaPattnaik, RD, RBI, Lucknow while the welcome address and the first session was handled by Director BIRD, Shri K.K.Gupta. The participants were given a mix of functional inputs and soft skills. There was also an exposure to the SHG Federation at Rae Bareilly (RGMVP). Sessions were handled by experts from the behavioral sciences field, from CAB Pune as also our faculty. The participants were very appreciative of the entire programme and indicated that they would look forward to a refresher course after one year.
 
 
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Training on Investment Credit in Agriculture for Officers of Oriental Bank of commerce (01 to 05 Sept. 2014)
The second Training Programme on Investment Credit in Agriculture for Agriculture Officers of Oriental Bank of Commerce was conducted in the campus from 01 to 05 September 2014. The programme was coordinated by Shri J.Maharana, FM and was attended by 31 participants from the bank. Shri Rabindra Yadav, DGM, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Lucknow Region graced the inaugural session and addressed the participants. The valedictory session was graced by Shri Sunil Chawla,JD, BIRD and Shri Raj Kumar Arora, AGM, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Lucknow Region.
 
 
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4th in BIRD Lecture Series on 11 Sept. 2014
The 4th lecture under BIRD Lecture Series was delivered on 11 September, 2014 byDr Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, a world famous Scientist and Scientoonistfrom Central Drugs research Institute(CDRI - CSIR) on the topic “Climate Change: Natural or Human”........