(A Grant-in-aid Institution under Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India)
Ganeshkhind Road, Near Pune University, Pune - 411007, Maharashtra, India

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Centre for International Cooperation and Training in Agricultural Banking

On the lines of the recommendations of FAO Mission on CICTAB, in January 1983, the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India set up an autonomous institution which was christened as Centre for International Cooperation and Training in Agricultural Banking (CICTAB). The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries including India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives are member countries of CICTAB.

CICTAB through its member institutions promotes :

1. international cooperation in the establishment and expansion of facilities for training in agricultural banking.

2. facilitates exchange of experience and information on harnessing of National systems of finance and banking for agricultural and rural development.

3. prominent activity focus of CICTAB is on programmes and practices relating to rural development with special reference to rural poor in developing countries of the SAARC region.