Capacity-building programmes for Senior Officers of Maldives started

  • 28 senior officers of the Information Commission of Maldives (ICOM) of Maldives. 
  • At National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), New Delhi. 

NCGG

  • Promotes collaboration and learning among civil servants in India and neighbouring countries.
  • Is to promote good governance, enhance service delivery, and improve the quality of life of citizens.
  • ICOM during a meeting with the Director General, NCGG in November 2022 expressed its desire to have in personal training programme for their top-level team.
  • The programme will enable offices to learn and enhance their capacity for effective information strategies and action.
  • Opportunity to learn about the modern tools of the right to information from the work being done by the Central Information Commission.

SESSION TOPICS

  • Right to Information Act of India.
  • Role and functions of CIC
  • Obligation of Public Authority.
  • State Information Commission- their role and challenges.
  • Capacity building of Public Information Officer.
  • Case handling and management, appellate process, compilation of appeals management and processing.
  • Role in conducting RTI awareness-raising exercises among the public.
  • Transparency Audit, Monitoring and Reporting functions of CIC.

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE

  • Set up in 2014 by the Government of India.
  • An apex institution to work on good governance, policy reforms, training and capacity building of civil servants of the country as well as of other developing countries.
  • Works as a think tank.
  • Imparted training to civil servants of 15 countries namely, Bangladesh, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia, Seychelles, Gambia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Laos, Vietnam, Bhutan, Myanmar and Cambodia.
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