WELCOME TO URICM
Udaybhansinhji Regional institute of Cooperative Management (URICM), Gandhinagar is one of the nineteenth institutes of National Council for Cooperative Training, New Delhi, an autonomous body promoted by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt of India, New Delhi. The Minister in charge of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India is the President of National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT) and Governing Council of NCCT. The Minister of State for Agriculture, dealing with the society and the Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India are the two Vice Presidents of NCCT and Governing Council of NCCT.
Institute was established in 1956 and named after Udaybhansinhji, the Prince of Porbandar who was a leader of cooperative movement.
Institute is mandated to offer management training, management education, research and consultancy in domain of cooperation, agriculture and allied agriculture. Initially it was set up to cater to in-service training of intermediate level and junior level executives and members of cooperative organisations and officers of cooperative department. Since last decade, it has been offering Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( Agri-business Management) to cater to need of ever growing agri-business industry and service sector. It has also started offering skill development programme to defence sector. At the Institute Level, Management Committee constituted by NCCT is responsible for looking after the management of the institute . The Management Committee of Institute is headed by Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Govt of Gujarat. Institute has Programme Advisory Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Registrar of Cooperative societies, Govt of Gujarat. Chief Executives of State Cooperative Federations, Heads of other concerned department of the State Government and representatives of Local University/Management Institutes are members of this Committee. The Annual Training programme of institute is finalized in consultation with Programme Advisory Committee.
Institute is spread over 04 acre land in lush green environment of Gandhinagar and house administrative block, boys hostel, lady hostel, staff quarters amongst other facilities.