NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research
NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research

Sugar Industry Workshop

NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research (NICR) organized a workshop on 'Indian Sugar Industry: Unpredictable Risks and Risk Mitigation Alternatives' on January 30, 2009. The risks faced by the sugar industry in the country and mitigation tools that can be used to alleviate the same were discussed in detail by the participants. The workshop saw the participation of senior government officials, manufacturers, industrial users and sugar trading companies. Mr. Sanjay Kaul, MD & CEO, National Collateral Management Services Limited (NCMSL) and Mr. Madan Sabnavis, Chief Economist, NCDEX Ltd. chaired the sessions.

NICR launches NCDEX Commodity Certification Course and NCDEX Commodity Professional Programme

NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research (NICR) has launched the 'NCDEX Commodity Certification Course', the country's first and only e-learning programme in the commodity sector, with as many as 40 test centres spread across the country. It is now launching the 'NCDEX Commodity Professional Programme', a 50 hour part-time programme combining e-learning, classroom training and online simulated trading, on 4th August 2008 at its own premises.

The NCDEX Commodity Certification Course is a self-study course aimed at equipping learners with both academic and applied knowledge pertaining to commodities trading. The course material, a combination of printed study manuals and online access, provides the right blend of theoretical understanding of the concepts and practical application of commodity trading strategies. More information on the Course is available at


NICR Launch and National Workshop on Commodity Research on 10th October, 2007

NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets & Research (NICR) was launched on 10th October, 2007 at the India International Centre, New Delhi. The inaugural event of the Institute was a National Workshop on Commodity Research. Shri Y. S. Bhave, Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India was the Chief Guest. Late Dr. Arjun K. Sengupta, eminent economist and member of the Planning Commission of India, inaugurated the workshop and formally launched the Institute.

The Workshop was the first in a series of the Institute's programs to further its key mandate in promoting scholarship and a better understanding of the dynamics of commodity markets, especially the commodity derivatives market in India. It brought on one platform the country's empirical and theoretical researchers interested and working in this area.

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NCDEX Institute of Commodity Markets and Research