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Institutional Outreach / Capacity Building & Training Program
  • On June 10, 2016, Prof. Somnath Ghosh, Mr. Manab Chakraborty, Ms. Maitrayee Mukerji  met with Ms. Sonika, Chief Development Officer, Haridwar and other members from her staff to explore possible avenues for academic support, study and interventions.
  • Manab Chakraborty visited Mahaseer Conservation Society, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand on April 14-15, 2016 for a consultation and discussion on the broad areas where IIM Kashipur, Mahaseer Conservation Society and Travel Operators for Tigers (TOF Tigers), United Kingdom can help sustainable economic development in and around Corbett Park.
  • In February 2016, Manab Chakraborty and Ms. Maitrayee Mukerji from CoE on Sustainable Development were invited by CHIRAG, one of the leading NGOs in Uttarakhand to give a 2-day Training Workshop on Business Planning of Farmer Producer Companies.


  • On January 25, 2016, a half-day consultative meeting was held with NGOs and other voluntary sector organizations  to deliberate on how IIM Kashipur can engage or collaborate with NGOs, cooperatives, producer organizations and government departments in and around Udham Singh Nagar on issues of sustainable livelihoods and development. The meeting was attended by representatives from 16 non-profit organizations and around thirteen faculty members and research associates from IIM Kashipur. Detailed deliberations of the meeting can be read here WorkshopReport . An outcome of the workshop was the permission to prepare a case study on Surbhi Gramudyog Vikas Sansthan, Kashipur which has been published by Ivey Publishing, a leading publisher of case studies.
  • On September 17, 2015, Manab Chakraborty moderated a one day Roundtable on Agri-Value Chain organized by Access Development Services in New Delhi. The roundtable was attended by leading banks, farmer organizations, warehouse operators, MFIs and academicians. The roundtable identified research, policy, regulatory, and technical requirements to make agri-value chain robust in India.
  • Manab Chakraborty attended the 2nd National Biogas Convention on September 15–17, 2015 organized by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.