Training Programme on “Accrual Accounting” organized at ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack
The fourth batch of five-day training programme on “Accrual Accounting” was organized by ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha from September 20-24, 2021 to enhance the efficiency, competency and enrich the knowledge, skill and develop professionalism among the Finance & Accounts Officers, Administrative Officers and other officers working in ICAR institutes and Central Agricultural Universities. The training programme was conducted through virtual mode by the distinguished resource persons like Dr. G.P. Sharma, Director (Finance), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi along with his team of Deputy Director (Finance) and Shri S.K. Pathak, Comptroller, ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Shri V.R. Srinivasan, Comptroller, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, and Mrs Sunita Arya, Chief Finance & Accounts Officer, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur and other renowned resource persons delivered the sessions virtually and interacted with the participants during the training programme and clarified their doubts on many aspects. The training covered most basic and advanced level of accrual accounting, GST, Income Tax etc. Fifty-eight (58) participants from 41 ICAR institutes and one CAU representing from 22 States/UTs participated in the training programme. The online training programme was enriched by session-wise quizzes, assignments and recapitulating of previous day sessions by the participants to have a better learning experience.
Dr Dipankar Maiti, Director (I/c), NRRI, Cuttack while gracing the inaugural session emphasized the importance of acquiring knowledge, skill and aptitude of the administrative personnel for enhancing performance the institute. Dr A.K. Vyas, ADG (HRM), ICAR, New Delhi stressed upon competency development of ICAR personnel through positive thought, attitude and belief among the employees. Dr. G.P. Sharma, Director, Finance, ICAR, New Delhi emphasized upon the need of detailed understanding accrual accounting which plays an important role in efficient functioning of institutes. Sri S.K.Pathak, Comptroller, ICAR-IVRI, Izatnagar accentuated to bridge the gap between training needs and knowledge, skill and attitude.
Dr. Sunil Kumar Das, Course Director while presenting the training report requested the participants to apply the knowledge acquired through training for application at the back home situation. Dr. Das acknowledged the support and co-operation of HRM Unit of ICAR Hqs., resource persons and Co-ordinators, Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohanta, SMS (Animal Science) Shri Santosh Kumar Sethi, Technical Officer (ARIS Cell). The valedictory programme was ended with vote of thanks to the chair by Shri Sethi.