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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Singapore Commonwealth Third Country Training Programme on Developing e-Government Strategies

No.12040/36/2012-FTC (Trg.)
Government of India
Ministry of personnel, P.G and Pensions
Department of personnel and Training
Training Division
Block-4, Old JNU Campus
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-67
Dated 20th April,2012


Subject:  Singapore/Commonwealth Third Country Training Programme on Developing e- Government Strategies to be held in Singapore from 25th to 29th June, 2012.

                The Commonwealth Secretariat has invited applications for the above programme to be held in Singapore from to 25th to 29th June, 2012.  The programme is jointly sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC) of the commonwealth Secretariat and the Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) of the Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre, Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore.

2.            The programme aims to equip senior public sector managers from the Commonwealth developing countries working on public sector initiatives pertaining to national ICT planning or implementation, or on the introduction of e-Government in their respective countries, with a range of emerging practices and exam poles of  how
e-Government services can be undertaken by public sector organizations to strategically plan and transform their organization.  The course will provide an understanding of e-Government and its evolution.

3.          The candidates should be senior public sector managers who are embarking or have implemented e-Government initiatives: developing National ICT strategies: involved with large modernizing or re-engineering initiatives, and/or champions of improving public services to the citizens.  Be proficient in written and spoken English: be in good health to undergo the above training

4.          In addition to the above, the following information in respect of the nominated officers may please be furnished while furnishing the nomination:

              a) Whether attended any foreign training programme in the past? If so, the  
                    duration/detail thereof?
              b) Whether clear from vigilance angle?
              c) Age:
              d) Whether working in North East State/J&K?
              e) A brief in 50-100 words justifying the nomination.

5.           The nominating Ministry/Department/ State Government will meet the participant’s costs of return air travel.  However, the SCP and the CFTC will consider meeting the participants’ air travel cost (Economy-Class) on a case-by-case and need basis.  If financial assistance for airfares is enquired, the same may be indicated in the GID/1 nomination (Part II, question 4).

6           It is requested that the nomination of the suitable candidates may please be forwarded to this department in accordance with the eligibility criteria.

7.          The applications should reach this Department through the Administrative Ministry/State Government not later than 7th May, 2012.  Nominations received after the prescribed date will not be considered.  The details of the programme may be drawn from Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions website (, which is available in “what is New” under the Department of personnel and Training.

(Sanjiv Shankar)
Director (Training)

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