IF YOU are an Indian government official with nine years of service experience as on January 1, 2011, you can try your luck in as many as 12 universities around the world for which the government would take care of the entire funding. For long term courses, the upper limit of age is 45 years as on April 2011, a government circular said.
The training division of Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which will be sponsoring the suitable officers for 2011-2012 under the domestic funding of foreign training (DFFT) scheme, has come out with a tentative list of 12 universities.
These are Asian Institute of Management, Manila, (MDM management), University of Birmingham, UK, (MPA, public administration), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, (Green MBA), Maxwell School, Syracuse University, USA (Executive Master in public administration), ISS, Hague, Netherlands (MA in public policy and management), IDS, Sussex, UK (MA in governance and development governance), University of Duke, USA, (MA in international development policy), Hubert H Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota, USA (MPA, Public Administration), Harvard Kennedy School, USA (Mason Program, public policy/administration), Australian National University (master in public policy), Carnegie Mellon University, Australia, (Master in public policy and management), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and National University of Singapore, Singapore, (Master in public management).
The officers belonging to the IAS, Central Secretariat Service, State Civil Services, Central Secretariat Stenographers Service (Gazetted) (CSSS) and such officers of the other two All India Services viz. Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFS) and organized Group ‘A’ Central Civil Services, who are holding posts on deputation under the Central Staffing Scheme, are eligible to apply, in response to this DoPT Circular, for training programmes abroad.
For details, read the DoPT CIRCULAR of domestic funding of foreign training.
4 jobs of Assistant Director General at UIDAI
The government is looking for suitable candidates for four more posts of Assistant Director General (deputy secretary/director level) at Nandan Nilekani-headed Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) which was recently renamed as Aadhaar. All four posts will be located in
. The deputy secretary or director level officers who are eligible under Central Staffing Scheme can apply for these posts. For details, read the CIRCULAR. New Delhi