New Delhi, Feb 8 : India and Bangladesh have signed an Memorandum of understanding (MoU) for training 1800 Bangladesh civil servants at the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) an institute under the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DAR&PG) for next six years, an official release said.
The MoU was signed between the NCGG and the Bangladesh’s Ministry of Public Administration on Friday during the visit of the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh.
On this occasion, DARPG Secretary KV Eapen and the Director General of NCGG said that the collaboration represents a historic milestone in training and capacity building programs between India and Bangladesh.
He further added that the Bangladesh Civil Servants will be trained in e-Governance and service delivery, public policy and implementation, information technology, decentralisation, urban development and planning, ethics in administration and challenges in implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This is the second time that NCGG would be entering into an MoU for a training program for Bangladesh Civil Servants.
Under the first MoU signed 5 years ago and 1500 Bangladesh Civil Servants have already been trained in NCGG.
“The NCGG is planning to conduct 15 training programs in 2019 each of 2 weeks duration. The trainee officers will undergo training at the NCGG Mussoorie centre and in Delhi where they would visit Government of India establishments”, the Department of Personnel and training said. (UNI)