India organises training tailor-made for Nepali officials

Kathmandu, January 14 

The Government of India has organised training for 62 officials of the Government of Nepal.

Issuing a statement today, the Indian embassy in Kathmandu said a special tailor-made training course on ‘Global Perspectives on Public Financial Management’ is being imparted to 62 officials of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Nepal under Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme of the Government of India.

Earlier, the Ministry of Finance, the Government of Nepal, had requested the Government of India to provide such a training course to officials under the Nepal-India Economic Cooperation Programme, read the statement. The programme is designed as per the requirement of the Ministry of Finance of Nepal and is being held at the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance.

The training will enhance the capabilities of these officials in global practices dealing with e-payment system, accounting and cash management, public borrowing system, accounting of foreign loans/grants and repayments, pension payment system, internal audit, fiscal responsibility and budget management, among others. The training course will be held in three batches. The first batch of 20 Nepali officials is currently undergoing training at INGAF, New Delhi, from today.

The INGAF, New Delhi is a premier training institute of Government of India in the field of Public Financial Management with state-of-the-art learning facilities. INGAF’s recognition across the spectrum has led to associations and collaborations with premier institutions such as Institute of Internal Auditors, Florida, Atlanta School of Public Policy, Duke University, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru, among others, according to the statement.

The INGAF, New Delhi is a partner institute for imparting training to officials from friendly developing countries under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme of the Government of India. In addition to some of their global programmes, the INGAF, New Delhi, has been undertaking tailor-made training for officials from neighbouring countries, read the statement.