First Executive Batch of the Capacity Building Program for Senior Civil Servants of the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka successfully completed today at NCGG, New Delhi

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The first executive batch of the special capacity building program for senior civil servants of Sri Lanka organized by the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) successfully completed today at New Delhi. The program was organized from 12th February 2024 to 17th February 2024. The program was attended by fourteen senior civil servant officers from Sri Lanka led by Secretary to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Mr. Anura Dissanayake and included senior officials representing key departments and ministries such as Dr. Dharmasri Kumaratunga, Secretary, Ministry of Technology; Mr. Pradeep Yasarathna, Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government; Mr. Nalaka Kaluwewe, Director General, Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA) among others.


The Capacity Building Program was addressed by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions  Dr. Jitendra Singh, Secretary Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Secretary Department for Promotion of Industry, and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Secretary Road Transport and Highways, CEO National Health Authority, CEO Government e-Marketplace, CEO UIDAI, Member Niti Ayog, Member Lok Pal, Secretary to the Central Vigilance Commission, Secretary Capacity Building Commission who shared their leadership experiences.

Mr Anura Dissanayake, Secretary to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka and Head of the Sri Lankan Delegation said that the interactions at the NCGG will help Sri Lanka’s learning paradigms and adopting India’s best practices and success stories. He thanked the Government of India for structuring a comprehensive Capacity Building Program.

Shri V Srinivas, Secretary Department of Administration Reforms and Public Grievances and Director General National Centre of Good Governance said the engagement between NCGG and SLIDA was cordial and constructive resulting in successful conduct of the program. The NCGG looks forward to build an institutional collaboration with Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration in the coming weeks. He thanked the Ministry of External Affairs, the High Commission of India to Sri Lanka and all the Senior Officials of Government of India who addressed the Program for their support in successful conduct of the program.


The entire capacity-building program was supervised by Dr. A.P. Singh, Course Coordinator, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Associate Course Coordinator, Dr. Ghazala Hasan, Associate Course Coordinator Shri Brijesh Bisht, Training Assistant with the able support of dedicated training team of the NCGG.



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