Indian High Commission in Colombo announced the offering of fully-funded training programs in India for Sri Lankan government officials.
Under the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme of the Ministry of External Affairs, more than 40 training courses, spread over a multitude of sectors, in various institutions in India are available for Sri Lankan government officials of 45 years of age and below from 15 January to 31 March 2018.
The courses are fully funded by Government of India and cover airfare, accommodation, study tours, course fee, living allowance, book allowance etc.
The streams include Leadership & Skill Development, International Trade, Management, Accounting, Water resources, Entrepreneurship, Renewable Energy, Governance, Telemedicine, IT, English language, Agriculture, Rural Development, Tourism etc. Details are available at https://www.itecgoi.in/coursecal.php
Those who are interested may apply for ITEC courses online (https://www.itecgoi.in/meaportal/registerApplicant). The applicants can choose their own login email ID and create their login password. They can check on the status of their application online.
After applying online, the applicant may take a printout of the application and send it to: Director, UN, TA & NGO Division, External Resources Department, 3rd Floor, the Treasury, Secretariat Building, Colombo 01, with a copy to the High Commission of India, 36-38, Galle Road, Colombo – 03.
The terms & conditions and guidelines for applicants may be seen at https://www.itecgoi.in/terms_and_conditions.php