As a part of its ongoing activity in conducting sponsored studies on various topics, ICSI-CCGRT completed the assignment from Indian Institute of Bankers (IIB) for preparation of study material on Operations and Regulation of Capital Markets”. The study kit has been well appreciated.

ICSI-CCGRT conducted a study on behalf of State Bank of India (SBI) on Recovery Experiences in respect of Personal Segment Advances” covering 40 of their branches all over India. The report has been submitted to SBI.

Based on a proposal submitted to National Stock Exchange (NSE) under NSEs Research Initiative, on Corporate Social Responsibilities Initiatives by NSE NIFTY Companies Content, Implementation Strategies & Impact”, a study has been undertaken by CCGRT.

During December 2002, Director-Research,CCGRT was invited to attend as rapporteur at the National Workshop on Micro Finance at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. The workshop was sponsored and organised by SIDBI.

During the year, 6 summer trainees from reputed management institutes did project work under the guidance ofCCGRT faculty.
A new activity has been added to CCGRTs training initiatives for the students through Residential Secretarial Modular Training Programme. During the year, 4 such programmes were organised at CCGRT and the response to the programmes has been very good. Participants from all over India, mainly from non-metro centres took advantage of these programmes and got opportunity for interaction with expert professional faculty. In addition to the core subjects of a normal SMTP programme, the participants were exposed to topics on general management, human relations, financial markets, etc. at the pre-dinner sessions. They also had the benefit of yoga and meditation sessions in the morning from professional trainers.

ICSI-CCGRT also organised a Residential Joint Training Programme with the Western India Regional Council on WTO and IPR from 25th to 27th July, 2002.

As a part of ongoing training activities in areas other than core subjects, CCGRT scheduled a series of one-day workshops on Management and HR for junior executives and company secretaries/ students. These included workshops on Managing the Front Office” and Understanding People for Better CRM”.

CCGRT organised a programme entitled Grooming for Success” during the year for members and students at Head Office and various Chapters.

A two weeks training programme was organised for Indian Company Law Services (ICLS) Junior Officers. This is the first time that such a programme has been held at CCGRT and more such programmes are likely in future.

Immediately after the Union Budget 2003-04, a panel discussion on the Budget was organised.