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CIAA officials’ six-day training begins in India

Himalayan News Service
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Kathmandu, December 16

The first batch of 21 officers of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority today started their six-day training on ‘Prevention of Fraud, Bribery and Corruption’ at the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, India.

This latest training for Nepali officers reaffirms India’s continuing commitment for capacity building of Nepali officers.

The second batch of 21 CIAA officers of Nepal is scheduled to participate in the training from 11 January to 16 January 2020, read a statement issued by the Embassy of India in Kathmandu.

This is a tailor-made course specially designed at the request of Government of Nepal for a total of 42 CIAA officers.

This course will strengthen institutional capacity of CIAA to curb corrupt practices and enhance good governance in Nepal.

The course mainly focuses on identifying factors responsible for corruption, its impact on the economy and methodology for its detection and prevention.

The course will enhance the skills of CIAA officers for ITbased investigations, sharpen their analytical capabilities and help them learn new methodologies which will empower them to detect, prevent and prosecute corrupt and fraudulent individuals, according to the embassy statement.

The officers are being trained at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat which trains forensic experts in the area of forensic science, crime investigation, security, behavioural science and criminology.

The course is fully supported by the Government of India under the Ministry of External Affairs’ Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme, according the statement.

A version of this article appears in print on December 17, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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