• Improve the decision making skills, ability and administration competence of emergeing and practicing managers in business regime.

  • Assist organizations in solving their management problems by providing consultancy services.

  • Sharing of knowledge and skill inadopted organizations programmes, adopted by each faculty just to contribute to the formulation of policy of thatorganization.

  • Organize collabotative programmes with other Institutions of the state as per business needs and aspirarions.

  • The Mission of Institute is to facilitate in building cadres of professional managers to hold key position in ever growing numbers of cooperatives in the state through organization of Management Development Programme, Training Research & Consultancy, Seminar, Workshop, etc.

  • Secondary to facilitate in building cadres of Professional Managers to hold key position in Business organization by Management Education Programme like PGDM (ABM).


    The objective of the Institute is to impart need based management training to the personnel in the cooperative sector, which comprises of cooperative Institutions, cooperative department and various departments for fitting themselves in the competitive business environment.
    The specific objectives are :-

  • To cater training needs to the personnel of governmental organisations and departments, cooperative organisations.

  • To culture value-based professional management in all sectors and sub-sectors including cooperatives.

  • To conduct action research, problem research and policy based research for finding the management solutions to the governmental and non-governmental organisations/ institutions.

  • To render management and project consultancy services to the user organisations/institutions.

  • To conduct research on cooperative so that it could be developed in tandem with the changing technology, environment and requirements in the sector.

  • To educate farmers and arrange training / workshop / seminar to attain modern skill of post-harvest activities in cooperation of each other.

  • To arrange for training of teaching staff of cooperative training institutions.

  • To ensure management of diversity in the field of Training and Education.

  • To provide educational facilities for young men and women seeking career in management through the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).

  • To assist organisations in solving their management problems by providing consultancy services.

  • To collaborate with other institutions in India to further its objectives.

Institute's Profile

Udaybhansinhji Regional Institute of Cooperative Management (URICM), Gandhinagar was established in 1956 and is named after Udaybhansinhji, the Prince of Porbandar who was a leader of cooperative movement. He was also the founder Chairman of Indian Farmers Fertilizers Cooperative Organization (IFFCO), which has emerged as the world’s largest fertilizers company. URICM is administrated by the National Council for Cooperative Training (NCCT), funded by Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India, New Delhi. Withstanding the PGDM (ABM) programme, the institute also offers long term & short term training programmes for the executives of Government departments and Cooperatives. The long duration training programmes, Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management (HDCM), Diploma in Industrial Cooperative Management. The institute organizes over 80 short term programmes of various is durations in the area of Banking, Leadership, Skill Development, Cost reduction in the processing sector, Managerial skill development woman empowerment, Dairy, Cooperative credit, Micro Finance in collaboration with SEWA, NCCE, NABARD, NHB, ICA, etc. Apart from this institute organizes collaborated programmes ICA, NABARD, NHB, WDRA, SEVA and other allied institution.

Institute Affiliation

URICM is proud to be affiliated with leading organizations and institutions, fostering partnerships that enhance our mission to facilitate in building cadres of professional managers to hold key position in ever-growing numbers of cooperatives. These affiliations are instrumental in our pursuit of excellence, enabling us to leverage resources, expertise, and networks to better serve our community and advance our goals.

  • C-PEC Through our C-PEC's accreditation is vital for validating its professional excellence in cooperative practices, enhancing credibility among stakeholders, and fostering trust in its mission to drive rural development and cooperative empowerment. This collaboration strengthens both organizations and facilitates impactful initiatives in Cooperative excellence. Institute is accredited with Centre for Professional Excellence in Cooperative (C-PEC)

  • AICTE We are proud to announce that URICM is affiliated with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body responsible for the regulation and development of technical education in India. This affiliation underscores our commitment to delivering quality technical education and ensures that our programs meet the rigorous standards set by AICTE. AICTE affiliation provides official recognition and accreditation to our institution, validating the credibility and legitimacy of our academic offerings. This recognition enhances the value of the degrees and diplomas awarded by our institution, opening doors to diverse career opportunities for our graduates.