Conclave of RSETI Directors of Canara Bank

Canara Bank took the pro-active initiative to organize 2nd round of Conclave for their RSETI Directors for 3 days from 8th to 10th November 2012 at Hotel Bell, Bangalore. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. E V Ramana Reddy, IAS, Principal Secretary, RDPR, Bangalore, Sri S.S.Bhat, General Manager, PC &FI Wing, Canara Bank Head Office, Sri Sunil Kurtkoti, Deputy General Manager, PC &FI Wing and Sri K.N.Janardhana, National Director for RSETIs, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR EXCELLENCE OF RSETIs , and other officials from the Bank participated in the inaugural session.

The 2nd day of the Conclave was earmarked for capacity building of the RSETI Directors with the Resource support from "People's Skills India Pvt. Ltd." who gave valuable inputs on subjects like understanding the trainee behavior, importance of communication in infusing confidence to trainees, varied training techniques to enhance the interest level of trainees etc., which helped the RSETI Directors to strengthen their training skills. Later in the day, the participants were taken to an exposure visit to Chikkaballapur RSETI sponsored by Canara Bank.

On the 3rd day of the Conclave Sri H Somashekar, Director General, National Academy of RUDSETI managed a session on the importance of training and settlement in RSETIs. This was followed by an address by Smt Renuka Kumar, Dy Secretary, MoRD, New Delhi, who explained in detail the expectations of MoRD in RSETI movement and requested the Bank management to address the gaps identified in the Conclave. Experience sharing by a few successful trainees in the presence of Smt Renuka Kumar was really motivating as to how RSETIs have shaped their lives towards brighter future. The valedictory function was presided over by Smt Renuka Kumar, Dy Secretary, MoRD. Smt. K Suseela, Asst. General Manager and Sri K N Janardhana, National Director for RSETIs, and other executives from the Bank were present. On this occasion, Smt Renuka Kumar released a Quarterly News Magazine "Beyond Banking" containing the various activities conducted by the Rural Development Section of Canara Bank. Twenty Nine Directors from Canara Bank RSETIs participated in the Conclave