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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
28-March-2014 11:39 IST
President of India to Inaugurate Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of IIPA

The Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Indian Institute of Public Administration will be inaugurated by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India on March 30, 2014 at Auditorium, IIPA New Delhi.

The IIPA was set up to build capacity among public servants through training and research with knowledge, skills, and behaviour required to manage the task of governance at the Centre and State levels. In its efforts to enhance the leadership, managerial and administrative capabilities of executives in government and public sector enterprises, the Institute works in close collaboration with national and international organizations.

The major activities of the Institute are training, research, advisory services and information dissemination and exchange of experience.

The Institute’s first President was Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru as Prime Minister and the present President of the IIPA Society is Shri Mohammad Hamid Ansari, the Vice-President of India.

The IIPA aims to be one of the world’s leading academic centres of thought and influence on public governance, policies and implementation so that public governance systems are more responsive to needs and aspirations of citizens and be aligned with human values for a democratic society.

Along with the Inaugural Programme, IIPA will however, retain its traditional attractions like e-inauguration of exhibition on “Sixty Years of IIPA” by click of switch by President of India, Release of Publications of IIPA by Shri T. N. Chaturvedi, Chairman, IIPA. Besides this, there will be other important events like Memorial lectures and Cultural Events throughout the year.