Alliance of Professional Institutes formed

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, April 3:

The Alliance of Professional Institutes (API) has been established to enhance cooperation amongst training institutes spread across the nation. Madhukar SJB Rana, minister for finance, formally launched the institute here in the capital today.

The API has been launched to mark the 15th anniversary programme of The

New Era Carrier Development Institutes (TNECDI). The New Era Carrier Development has been providing professional training, placement and organisational support services

to individuals and corporate clients for the last 15 years.

Speaking at the launching programme of the API, Rana said that the trend of professionalism has been growing and there is a need for developing leadership among professionals. Institutes like the TNECDI should focus on building concepts that are particularly suitable for the South Asian region. Niti Rana, director, The New Era Carrier Development Institutes, said that the institute has been successful in raising the standard of professional secretaries throughout Nepal and has helped many organisations improve their customer service.

She added that the API has been formed to foster mutual cooperation amongst various training institutes and would be offering joint training programmes to enhance better learning and self-development opportunities to future trainees.

Various dignitaries were awarded certificates of appreciation for their contribution in establishing the API.