JK IMPARD, NCGG to collaborate for DARPG training of fresh batches of KAS officers


SRINAGAR : The Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Management, Public Administration and Rural Development (IMPARD) today organized an interactive session of a team of senior officers from National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), New Delhi, with the participants of Secretariat Assistants Training Course, presently under progress at IMPARD Srinagar.

The session was followed by a review of Kashmir Aalamia program wherein 93 officers of KAS have been trained by IMPARD at LBSNAA Mussorie and New Delhi.

The team of NCGG officers was comprised of Professor Poonam Singh, Director, NCGG, Dr. B. S. Bisht, Associate Professor and Dr. A P Singh, Associate Professor.

Dr. Poonam Singh, said that NCGG has set up a Capacity Building Commission (CBC) to look after major activities of trainings. She added that among the frontline functionaries of a government, the Section Officers are the backbone of any department. He is the superintendent of overall working of his section who is responsible for ensuring that his subordinates deliver services to the public in an efficient and transparent manner.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. A P Singh informed the trainee participants that NCGG is a training institution under the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG). It has organized capacity building training programmes for thousands of officers from almost 30 countries including 1800 from Bangladesh civil services, 1000 civil servants from Maldives, and 200 Township/District Administrators from Myanmar. He said that the main focus of NCGG training is to update civil servants who can deliver efficient, transparent, and public spirited governance.

Director General, IMPARD, Saurabh Bhagat, who was the host, informed the trainee participants that J&K IMPARD would always be there to fulfill their training needs. He informed them that IMPARD has trained 5000 frontline functionaries during the previous financial year and intends to train 5000 more this year besides imparting training to representatives of PRIs. He further informed that IMPARD has also imparted RTI training to 2000 officers.

He informed that JK IMPARD and NCGG will collaborate for DARPG training of fresh batches of KAS officers of Jammu and Kashmir.

Among others Director Training (J), Dr. Reva Sharma, was also present on the occasion.


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