Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

The  2nd Capacity Building Program for the Civil Servants of the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka commenced today at NCGG,Mussoorie

The Program is being attended by 40 Civil Servants working as Divisional Secretaries, Assistant Chief Secretaries,  Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Divisional Secretaries

The two week program seeks to impart next generation skills to Sri Lankan Civil Servants  

Posted On: 26 FEB 2024 4:03PM by PIB Delhi

The 2nd capacity building program for senior civil servants of Sri Lanka organized by the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) commenced today at Mussoorie. The program is being organized from 26th February 2024 to 8th March 2024. The program is being attended by 40 senior civil servant officers from Sri Lanka working under capacities as Directors, Deputy Directors, Municipal Secretaries, Divisional Secretaries, Assistant Divisional Secretaries, Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Land Commissioner, Provincial Directors, Assistant Chief Secretary, Provincial Sport Director among others. The first batch of Senior Sri Lanka Civil Servants visited NCGG from February 12-17, 2024, the 14 member delegation was led by Secretary to Prime Minister Mr. Anura Dissanayaka.  The NCGG, an autonomous institution under the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India, is committed to action research, studies, and capacity building in public policy and governance at both the national and international levels.

Shri V. Srinivas, Director General of the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and Secretary of the Department of Administration Reform and Public Grievances (DARPG), gave  an introduction of the operational framework of NCGG and the substantial progress achieved since the center’s formation. In his address, he provided profound insights into the New Paradigms in Governance (2014-2024), highlighting exemplary success in embracing digital technology for bringing citizens and government closer under the policy maxim “Maximum Governance – Minimum Government”. Notable achievements such as the Public Grievances Redressal through CPGRAMS were highlighted, emphasizing the benefits for the masses. Furthermore, pivotal e-governance frameworks including E-Unnat, Nivesh Mistra, and Seva Sindhu, illustrating India's commitment to leveraging digital solutions for comprehensive governance were presented. The primary objective of this program  is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and innovations that have been implemented in India to enhance governance and public service delivery. The participants were encouraged to explore and replicate successful e-governance models from India in Sri Lanka, emphasizing the potential for transformative impact.

Giving an overview of the Dr. AP Singh, Associate Professor and Course Coordinator said that NCGG is sharing various initiatives taken in the country such as land acquisition, changing paradigm of governance, housing to all: leveraging digital technology,  disaster management with special reference to coastal region, PM Jan Aarogya Yojna, public private partnerships, Swamitva scheme, GeM: bringing transparency in governance, Making of Aadhar : A tool for good governance, Digital public infrastructure , circular economy and election management among others.  Field visits to renowned institutions such as the Indira Gandhi Forest National Academy, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, and the iconic Taj Mahal further enrich the learning experience, offering practical insights into governance and societal dynamics.

NCGG in partnership with MEA, has imparted training to civil servants of 17 countries, viz. Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia, Seychelles, Gambia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan,    Laos, Vietnam, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Eretria, and Cambodia. The capacity building  program will be supervised by  Dr. A.P Singh, Associate Professor and Course Coordinator, Dr. Mukesh Bhandari, Associate Course Coordinator and dedicated team of NCGG.




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