Indira Gandhi Institute of Cooperative Management, Lucknow (IGICM) is one of the first management institutes in the state which was established in 1956. The institute has been operating under the management of NCCT (National Council for Co-operative Training), New Delhi and receives its funding from Ministry of Agriculture, Department of co-operation, Government of India.
- The institute has its center for Management Education (ME) which conducts Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program duly approved by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education), Ministry of HRD, Govt of India, New Delhi.
- Intake capacity - 60 students for the M. B. A. course and around 85 students for the Diploma courses.
- The institute acts as a nodal agency for the various research, training and consultancy needs of the co operative departments and institutions in the state, in addition it serves as a think tank for sorting out specific problems of the state’s co-operatives.
- The institute has been set up with the objective of imbibing the co operative enterprises with professionalization of Management.
- Some of the companies visiting the campus for placement are IFFCO, India Infoline, KRIBHCO, Malyalam Manorama, Reliance Communication, Religares, Axis Bank, Bharat Electronic, ITI Limited, Sugar Factory, Bharti AXA, Eveready Battery, etc.
Research: IGICM is a recognized centre where research is conducted in various disciplines of rural development, economics and cooperation. The Institute has undertaken and completed a number of research projects in the area of rural development, co operatives, etc.
IGICM Lucknow Facilities
The institute has adequate number of class rooms and places for HDCM, MBA and other Short-Term training Programmes equipped with modern teaching and training aids with air conditioning facility. The spacious & well-furnished classrooms provide the most conducive environment for dynamic and focused discussion. The classrooms are designed to facilitate discussions and are equipped with OHP’s, Computer & LCD projectors for effective learning. The institute has adequate number of class rooms and places for HDCM, MBA and other Short-Term training Programmes equipped with modern teaching and training aids with air conditioning facility. The spacious & well-furnished classrooms provide the most conducive environment for dynamic and focused discussion. The classrooms are designed to facilitate discussions and are equipped with OHP’s, Computer & LCD projectors for effective learning.
The IGICM Institute has built up an extensive resource centre for management studies and research. Library has an excellent collection of more than 12,000 on different subjects related to Management, Computers, Economics, Commerce, Co-operation, Law, Finance, Banking, Projects, series of Encyclopedia, important References etc. on management and related areas. It also subscribes 84 numbers of periodicals and journals. Besides there are a good number of audio and videos on a variety of subjects. There is continuous effort to make additions to enable the faculty and students to know the latest development in all areas of business. The library of the institute with its study centre is kept open from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on all working days. The students are required to abide by the rules of the library as laid down by the authority from time to time.
The institute have a well designed seminar and conference hall with suitable configuration to facilitate effective discussions and deliberations. The hall is equipped with modern communication systems. The capacity of this hall is 125 participants. IGISM Seminar Halls are well equipped with high end multimedia tools, sound systems and video conferencing facilities to support much needed regular corporate interface. They are very well furnished with a corporate ambience, various group activities and discussion by different expert and faculties are conducted here with the help of PPT on Projector.
The Institute is housed in its own self-contained big campus 4.7 acre of land with a blend of architectural innovation, interiors and functional convenience. Institute building comprises of administrative block training wing, well-furnished air-conditioned class room, conference hall, library etc. All the programmes conducted in the institute are residential. The air-conditioned conference hall of the institute is having a sitting capacity of 125 participants. It has been well equipped with public address system, projectors & other electronic gadgets. Institute is being also equipped with a well-furnished hostels separately for boys and girls, dining hall and recreation hall.
A hostel with self-contained 102 rooms is available for participants of MBA, HDCM, DHCM, DICM and Short Term Courses. Hostel consists of single and double seated rooms. There are few rooms with attached bathrooms. Some rooms are also equipped with coolers or ACs. Bathrooms are fitted with geysers, A well furnished hostel influenced by the confluence of three rivers existing in the state is being developed as:
Gomti (Executive Hostel) having 30 rooms with modernized facilities and comfortable stay of participants are accommodated as twin sharing basis.
Ganga (Boys Hostel) to provide a very comfortable stay of the male participants of MBA and other Diploma as short- term programmes.
Sarswati (Girls Hostel) provide a very comfortable stay of the female students/participants of MBA and other programmes. The participants residing in the hostel are required to strictly abide by the hostel rules as laid down during their stay the hostel, failing to the norms will compel for disciplinary action. Seats in the hostel will be allocated on the first come first serve basis. All the rooms are twin sharing with a common dining hall and recreation hall.
Institute is having a big dining hall with the sitting arrangement of 100 participants. Equipped with Water Cooler, refrigerator etc. To provide safe and pure drinking water a RO water purifier is fitted with water cooler.
The institute also pay attention towards students’ health & fitness and have arrangement for sports like volley ball, basket ball, cricket and badminton. The institute have organized Sport Fest where sports event like cricket, Badminton, Tug of War, Kabaddi, Carom, Chess, Musical Chair Etc. where held. Student shared high competition and sportsmanship.
To provide future manager skills to manage digital firms, The institute have built state-of the art networked computer centre equipped with advance configuration computers. The Centre has 32-MBPS internet connectivity with Wi-Fi enabled environment to meet the requirement of the faculty and students so that they can access internet all over the campus area in their laptops / mobile devices. The computer lab has LCD Projector installed for better learning and practical of the subject. The institute is committed to develop digital environment on the campus. It equipped with Licenced software’s with online and offline access.