The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme was instituted in 1964 for developing Human Recourse for the Government of India. Later on, its activities have also been associated with several regional and multilateral organizations and cooperation groupings like ASEAN, BIMSTEC, AARDO, MGC, etc. In connection with this, from 2013 CIRDAP also being affiliated with Government of India in ITEC Programme. The Indian Government have sponsored twenty (20) slots of this fellowship under CIRDAP Secretariat.

Each year CIRDAP ambit different courses under this programme and offer fellowship for the Government Officials of its member countries. As a gesture of regional cooperation to develop human resources for the fiscal year 2018-19 CIRDAP is offering the following courses for fellowship.

Sl.InstituteCourse NameStart DateEnd Date
1.IIPAClimate Change and Governance22-10-201802-11-2018
2.NIRDGood Governance for Management of Rural Development Programmes22-10-201818-11-2018
3.CIFTExtension Management Techniques for up-scaling Technology Dissemination on Fisheries09-11-201822-11-2018
4.RISDCDevelopment Partnership: Learning South-South Cooperation (LSSC)12-11-201823-11-2018
5.NIRDCommunity Driven Rural Development19-11-201816-12-2018
6.NISEInternational Training Programme on Solar Technologies and Applications26-11-201814-12-2018
7.GSITIGeographic Information System for Geoscientists10-01-201906-02-2019
8.NIRDParticipatory Planning for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development18-02-201917-03-2019
9.NIRDSustainable Agriculture Strategies for Rural Development21-01-201917-02-2019
10.NIRDTraining Methodology for Development Professionals21-01-201917-02-2019


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Relevant Documents:

(i) Application Procedure

(ii) Nomination Form