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ITEC Day - India

 
                           Pictured at the ITEC Day reception is High Commisioner Virendra Gupta (l), Deputy High Commisioner Shambhu Kumaran
and MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development in Gauteng, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza

High Commissioner of India to South Africa Virendra Gupta hosted a reception on 28 September 2011 in Pretoria to commemorate ITEC Day.
The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme was launched in 1964 as the flagship programme of the Indian Government for technical cooperation with developing Countries under which assistance in human resources development is provided to partner countries in diverse areas.
The training programmes contribute to capacity building in 158 countries around the world including Africa. The ITEC programme is a visible symbol of India's role and contribution to South-South Cooperation.
The Government of India fully funds the ITEC courses, provides return airfare apart from giving a modest living allowance for the duration of the course.
In South Africa, ITEC programme has contributed to improving skills and enhancing knowledge of nearly 700 South African nationals since 1993-94, in areas such as Rural Development, Agriculture, Information and Communication Technology,
Poverty Alleviation, Mass Communication, Journalism, Entrepreneurship and other multi-skill development training aimed at increasing competiveness in the job market.
Applicants can get details of courses available and the application process from http://itec.mea.gov.in/. Applications should be submitted to the High Commission of India in Pretoria.
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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