MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) achieved a significant milestone by completing the first Two-Week Advanced Leadership Development Programme on Public Policy and Governance for Senior Civil Servants of the African Region in Delhi in partnership with MEA

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The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) achieved a significant milestone by completing the first Two-Week Advanced Leadership Development Programme on Public Policy and Governance for Senior Civil Servants of the African Region in Delhi in partnership with MEA

34 Senior officers including Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries from 5 countries, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Gambia participated in the programme

Capacity Building Program focused on Land Administration, Sustainable Development and Public Policy Practices

Delegates presented their group work on Land Administration, Public Policy and Effective Redressal of Public Grievances

Posted On: 03 FEB 2024 11:49AM by PIB Delhi

The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), an apex-level autonomous institution of the Government of India, completed the Two-week Advanced Leadership Development Programme on Public Policy and Governance for Civil Servants of the African Region on 2-01-2024 that was organised for the first time by the centre. 34 senior officers from five African countries, Eritrea, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Gambia participated in the program. The participants included Mr. Tamsir Ann Presidential Advisor, Office of President, Government of Gambia, Mr. Mahat Abukar Yussuf Director Garissa County Government of Kenya, Mrs. Tumaini Luanda Mtetemela Principal Examination Officer University of Dododma Government of Tanzania, Mrs. Rahel Beyene Teklu Protocol Officer Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Eritrea, Mrs. Etmet Assefa Asamrie, Presiding Judge Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia.

Shri V. Srinivas, Director General, National Centre for Good Governance & Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), addressed the valedictory session. The historic relationship between India and Africa and the efforts made under Prime Minister Modi to strengthen relations was presented. The valedictory session also discussed the Digital Public Infrastructure policies of India as a shared global public good for bringing citizens and government closer using technology, improving justice delivery systems in land administration, effective redressal of public grievances and the creation of a MyGov portal in Gambia with Indian collaboration. The delegates expressed the need to collaborate with various institutions of India which will help in providing people-centric governance to improve the quality of life of people in their respective country. They also requested to organize some more training programmes in future to Civil servants of African region having duration of two weeks.

Dr. A.P Singh, Course Coordinator and Associate Professor NCGG, gave the welcome address and provided a comprehensive overview of the two-week program, detailing the diverse topics covered during the training. The program includes sessions on Changing paradigms of governance, Aadhar : a tool for good governance, Land record modernization, GeM, Swamitva Scheme, Public-private partnerships, Climate change policies, Sustainable development goals among others. He also highlighted that the participants of the programme had the valuable opportunity to partake in exposure visits, which proved to augment their overall learning journey. Among the planned visits were the Ministry of Rural Development, DMRC, AIIMS, PM Sangrahalaya, and Taj Mahal among others.

The capacity-building program was supervised by Dr A.P Singh, Course Coordinator, Dr. Mukesh Bhandari, Associate Course Coordinator, Shri Sanjay Dutt Pant, Programme Assistant, and the dedicated capacity-building team of NCGG. The successful conduct of the 5-Nation Africa program represents a milestone for National Centre for Good Governance in its efforts as an apex capacity building institution for international civil servants under the ITEC program.

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