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Press Release on Nepali Officers in India undergoing a tailor-made course on anti-corruption

Posted on: December 16, 2019 | Back | Print

The first batch of 21 officers of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) of Nepal has started their 6 day training on ‘Prevention of Fraud, Bribery and Corruption’ at the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), Gandhi nagar on 16 December 2019. This latest training for Nepali officers reaffirms India’s continuing commitment for capacity building of Nepali officers. The Second batch of 21 CIAA officers of Nepal is scheduled to undergo the training from January 11 to 16, 2020.

           This is a tailor-made course specially designed at the request of Government of Nepal for a total of 42 CIAA officers. This course will strengthen the institutional capacity of CIAA to curb corrupt practices and enhance good governance in Nepal. The course mainly focuses on identifying factors for corruption, its impact on the economy and methodology for its detection and prevention. The Course would enhance skills of CIAA Officers for IT-based investigations, sharpen their analytical capabilities and help them learn new methodologies which would empower them to detect, prevent and prosecute corrupt and fraudulent individuals.

           The officers are being trained in the prestigious Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat which trains forensic experts in the area of Forensic Science, Crime Investigation, Security, Behavioral Science and Criminology. The course is fully supported by the Government of India under the Ministry of External Affairs’ Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme.

  Kathmandu, Nepal

16 December 2019

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