Promotion of Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation [ITEC] Programme

Promotion of Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation [ITEC] Programme

Embassy of India
Belgrade

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Promotion of Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation [ITEC] Programme

H.E. Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Serbia delivered an address at the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation [ITEC] Promotion Programme organized by the Secretariat for Culture and Information of the Municipality of Nis on February 22, 2017 at Nis.

H.E. Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Serbia delivered an address at the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation [ITEC] Promotion Programme organized by the Secretariat for Culture and Information of the Municipality of Nis on February 22, 2017 at Nis.

Ambassador made presentation on India’s Technical and Economic Cooperation programme (ITEC) being offered to various countries, including Serbia and expressed satisfaction on the great interest and enthusiasm received from Serbian institutions towards ITEC training courses. The feedback received from the trainees is encouraging. ITEC Programme was extended to Serbia in 2008 and so far more than 140 scholars from Serbia have been imparted training under the Programme. The training programmes are demand-driven and subjects selected are of interest to receiving countries for their working professionals on a wide and diverse range of skills and disciplines, including ICT, Expenditure Management, Entrepreneurship, WTO, Banking & Finance, Renewable Energy, Climate Change, Legislative Drafting, Yoga, English proficiency, etc. The ITEC programme is fully funded by the Government of India. All expenses related to training programme such as course fees, living allowance, book allowance, study tours, emergency medical assistance as well as return air fares are borne by the Government of India.

ITEC Training empowers the scholars with not just professional skills, but also helps in preparing them for an increasingly globalized world.

Ambassador also met Deputy Mayor of Niš Prof. Dr. Miloš Bandjur. They exchanged views on the hitherto economic cooperation between Serbia and India, underscoring that despite the distance, there are many similarities between our peoples who share a long-lasting true friendship.They agreed that the recent historical visit of Serbia’s Prime Minister to India after thirty years, and steps have already been taken towards further strengthening the economic cooperation between the two countries. Also discussed in the meeting was the potential cooperation between the City of Niš and India in tourism, culture, education and trade.

Place: Belgrade
Date: February 23, 2017

 
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