High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

India-Sri Lanka official talks on collaboration in Personnel Administration and Governance held PDF Print option in slimbox / lytebox? (info) E-mail
Thursday, 15 February 2024 18:40

Both sides agreed to work towards formulation of an MOU for collaboration expeditiously

Bilateral delegation-level talks took place in New Delhi today  between Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DAR&PG), Shri V. Srinivas and Secretary to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Mr. Anura Dissanayake for collaboration in Personnel Administration and Governance. The Sri Lankan delegation included  Dr. Dharmasri Kumaratunga, Secretary, Ministry of Technology; Mr. Pradeep Yasarathna, Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration,  Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and   Local Government; Mr. Nalaka Kaluwewe, Director General, Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA). Senior officials of DARPG, - Shri NBS Rajput, Shri Puneet Yadav and Smt. Jaya Dubey participated in the discussions.

Both sides discussed on the modalities of a proposed Memorandum of Understanding between Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA) and NCGG with a view to conduct Capacity Building Programmes (CBP) for senior and mid-level civil servants of Sri Lanka by NCGG.  The Director of the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA), presented the Capacity Building Plan for the Island Service Officers of Sri Lanka over the next five years and collaboration in developing the training curriculum and conduct training for 1000 officials at various seniority levels in hybrid mode. The Indian side presented their key capabilities in Administrative Reforms and Recognizing Meritocracy under the Prime Minister's Awards Scheme for Public Administration; handling Public Grievances through effective Redressal of Public Grievances by use of AI/ML in CPGRAMS, and Improving Service Delivery through promotion of e-Governance by initiatives Unified Service Portals, mandatory e-Services and strengthening e-Office and its Analytics. The contours of the collaboration shall be structured in an MOU to be developed by both sides. 

News Courtesy: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions