As per the MoU signed by the National Centre for Good Governance with the Government of Maldives, NCGG has imparted training to 685 officers of Maldives, it is learnt.

This is the first of its kind achievement of the NCGG.

In fact, the MoU was signed with an aim to enhance the skills and capabilities of Maldives’ 1,000 civil servants in the field of public administration and governance by 2024. 

The move signifies the convergence of shared values and spirit of collaboration, serving as a testament to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘neighbourhood first’ approach. 


The valedictory session was presided over by Shri Bharat Lal, Director General, National Centre for Good Governance. With a firm focus on improving the quality of life for citizens, Shri Bharat Lal urged the officers to capitalize on their learnings and translate them into tangible actions that drive positive change and holistic development.

The DG stressed the importance of creating an enabling environment for women through the provision of essential facilities, such as 24-hour water and power supply, and adequate sanitation facilities. Empowering women through the provision of basic amenities not only boosts economic outcomes but also fosters gender equality. By ensuring their equal participation in economic activities, societies can unlock the full potential of their human capital and drive sustainable growth, he said. 

Reports claim that participants had the opportunity to engage in visits that were carefully curated to provide them with a comprehensive understanding of a diverse range of developmental projects and institutions. 

Among the notable visits, the participants had the opportunity to explore the Smart City in Dehradun, Central Information Commission, Pradhanmantri Sanghralaya which enriched their knowledge of the practical aspects of governance.

The 24th CBP was supervised by Dr. B. S. Bisht, course coordinator for Maldives, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, co-course coordinator and the entire CBP team of NCGG. Their contributions to curriculum development, session coordination, and knowledge dissemination were instrumental in creating a comprehensive and impactful learning experience for the participants.

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