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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF BANK MANAGEMENT
"A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN THE SERVICE OF BANKS, FIS AND THEIR CUSTOMERS"
(AN INSTITUTE SPONSORED BY RBI, NABARD AND FIVE PSU BANKS)

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BASIC PROGRAMME ON FARMER PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS (FPOs)
July 1-4, 2019

Programme Director:
Pinky Dutta
Faculty Member, IIBM
Mobile: : 9127754982


OFFICE ADDRESS:
JAWAHAR NAGAR, KHANAPARA, GUWAHATI - 781022, ASSAM
TEL: 91-361-2363155, 2363156, 2363157, 2363106
FAX : 91-361-2363102 / 2363103
E-MAIL : IIBM.GHY@GMAIL.COM
WEBSITE:  www.iibm.ac.in

 

WHY THIS PROGRAMME FOR?


India begin an agrarian society has, 12.5 crore farmer households of which over 85% are small and marginal farmers with land holdings of less than 2 hectares. Small landholding, and fund constrains the farmers ability in procuring inputs like seeds and fertilizers at reasonable prices, access to technology, etc. As a result, majority of the small producers are unable to realize optimal value from their farming operations and make economic progress. Thus, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) has been considered as one of the ways to overcome the challenges faced by the small and marginal farmers. This has enabled the farmers to access better markets (inputs and output), financial services, input supply services, market services, technical and networking services.Promotion of FPOs also assist Govt. of India in achieving the initiative of doubling farm income by 2022.
FPO is a legal entity formed by primary producers, viz. Small and marginal farmers, which is directly engaged in agriculture and allied activity as crop production, dairy, fishery, animal husbandry, poultry, bee-keeping and sericulture etc. A FPO can be a producer company, a cooperative society or any other legal form, which provides for sharing of profits/benefits among the members. Presently, around 5000 FPOs are in existence in the country, which were formed under various initiatives of the Govt. of India (including SFAC), State Governments, NABARD and other organizations over the last 8-10 years. Of these, around 3200 FPOs are registered as Producer Companies and the remaining as Cooperatives/ Societies, etc. These FPOs are financially supported by RashtriyaKrishiVikasYojana (RKVY), Equity Grant and Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme by Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC), Producers Organizations Development Fund (PODF) in NABARD and PRODUCE fund of Government of India etc.
Majority of these FPOs are in early stage of their operations with shareholder membership ranging from 100 to over 1000 farmers and require not only technical handholding but also adequate credit, capital and infrastructure facilities including market linkages for sustaining their business operations. Hence, there is a potential avenue for the financial institutions for financing the FPOs and increase their priority sector advance portfolio with minimal default risk.
Therefore, the present programme highlights the current scenario of FPOs in India, there operations and emphasized the role of bank required at various stages of FPO development.

 

PROGRAMME TAKE-AWAYS:

• Concept of FPO's-A brief introduction
• Formation and Operation of FPOs
• FPO Policy Landscape
• Current status of FPO in India
• Financing requirements of the FPOs based on their stages in the lifecycle
• Various Schemes for financing FPOs
• Opportunities for financing to FPOs by banks

 

PEDAGOGY
The programme is based on highly interactive methodology mainly involving games, exercises and group work. There will also be few lecture sessions for the guidance of participants.

 

FOR WHOM
The programme is meant for the Officers of Commercial Banks, NABARD, RRB, SCB, SFB.

 

WHEN
The programme will commence at 09.30 a.m. on July 1, 2019 and will conclude by 04.30 p.m. on July 4, 2019. We provide hostel accommodation on a twin sharing basis.


WHERE

IIBM Campus (Near KendriyaVidyalaya, Khanapara), Jawahar Nagar, Guwahati-781022. For details regarding location of IIBM please visit our website. The contact numbers of some of the Radio taxi services are, My Taxi 0361-2228888. App based taxi services viz. Uber and Ola are also available in Guwahati.


REGISTRATION
Participants should be nominated by her organization on or before June 24,2019through E-mail: programme@iibm.ac.in or Fax-(+91)-361-2363102. Nominations are accepted on first come first served basis.

 

PARTICIPATION FEE:
The all-inclusive fee for the programme is as below:

FEEGST 18%TOTAL

Commercial Banks and others

₹15,200/- ₹2,736/- ₹17936/-

Sponsor Banks of IIBM viz. RBI, NABARD, SBI, United Bank of India, UCO Bank, Central Bank of India, Allahabad Bank & Punjab National Bank

₹14,000/- ₹2,520/- ₹16,520/-

Cooperative Banks & RRBs

₹11,000/- ₹1,980/- ₹12,980/-

Generally, payment of participation fees is to be made in advance through National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) on or before the due date for submission of nomination. In exceptional cases a Demand Draft/Pay Order drawn in favour of Indian Institute of Bank Management payable at Guwahati may be forwarded along with hard copy of nominations. It may kindly be ensured that the officers being deputed for training carries details of remittance of programme fees. Details of our Bank Account are as follows:

Beneficiary Name

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF BANK MANAGEMENT

Bank A/c No.

10821418158

A/c Type

S B A/c

MICR Code

781002037

IFS Code

SBIN0010669

Name of the Branch

IIBM Branch

Name of the Bank

STATE BANK OF INDIA

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