The growing urban lifestyle in Indian metros residing in housing societies, particularly in State of Maharashtra, has necessitated management of Housing Societies with more professional approach. There is need of Managers in the Housing Societies having knowledge of Housing Management with professional approach. The Maharashtra Government with the object of providing awareness and knowledge for running and managing Housing Societies and also for maintenance of records, accounts and certification of accounts of the housing societies introduced two courses as under :
G.D.C &A. is an unique Diploma offered by the government of Maharashtra with an objective to provide qualified professionals in ever growing Co-operative Sector in Maharashtra. (Examination is conducted by G.D.C &A. Board, Pune once in a year)
The details are as under:
Graduate from any recognized university or S. S. C. passed persons who have at least 5 years’ experience of working in co-operation department of government or in any co-operative organization / society/ institution and are likely to be made permanent in that organization.
Generally G.D.C. & A. examination forms are issued and collected in the second half of January or first half of February every year.
G.D.C. & A. examination forms are available at the office of the District Deputy Registrar (DDR), co-operative societies, during office hours.
As prescribed by the G.D.C. & A. Board / Co-operative Dept. Govt. of Maharashtra.
G.D.C. & A., examination is conducted every year generally in the last week of May on Saturday, Sunday & Monday. There are two papers daily.
There are 6 subjects of 100 marks each.
This course provides in-depth knowledge of Co-operative Societies Management (Housing & Premises), Functioning, Administration and Accounting, preparing aspirants to work independently as Society Managers or later Consultants to Co-operative Societies. The students are also updated about the various Co-op. Societies Accounting and Management Softwares available in the present market.