The following programmes are organized annually in accordance with the memorandum of understanding between Vaikunth Metha National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune, India and the National Institute of Cooperative Development.

Cooperative experience exchange programme (at Vaikunth Metha National Institute of Cooperative Management, Pune, India)

Objectives Afford opportunities to public sector employees engaged in the cooperative sector, cooperative community and officials engaged in the cooperative of Sri Lanka to have an understanding about the Indian cooperative movement and its new trends through field visits, lectures and exchange of experiences. 
Target Group Officers of the Department of Cooperative Development, managers and officers of the top, middle and operational level employees serving in cooperative organizations.
Course duration 05 days
Date of commencement January 2017
Expected number of participants 25
Training method Lectures/field study tours/ discussions
Course coordinator

Ms Wasantha Illangathilake
Senior Librarian
Inquiries - +94 776 639 074

Mrs. Shanika Mudannayake
Assistant lecturer
Inquiries  +94 718 242 082

Training programme conducted for member officers of CICTAB in SAARC countries  (Centre for International Cooperation in Agricultural Banking)  implemented by Vaikunth Metha National Institute of Cooperative Management.

Cooperative experience exchange programme (at the National Institute of Cooperative Development)

Objectives Affording opportunities to study about the Sri Lanka Cooperative Movement through lectures, field visits and experience exchanges for cooperative professionals of SAARC countries
Target Group Cooperative employees of institutions in SSARC countries which have obtained the membership of CI CTAB. (This programme is coordinated by Vaikunth Metha  National Institute of Cooperative Management.)
Course duration 05 Days
Date of commencement In the first quarter of 2017
Expected number of participants 25
Training method Lectures/field study tours/ discussions
Course coordinator Ms Wasantha Illangathilake
Senior Librarian
Inquiries - +94 776 639 074

Mrs. Shanika Mudannayake
Assistant lecturer
Inquiries  +94 718 242 082