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India to train Bangladeshi’s civil servants for the next 5 years

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India to train Bangladeshi’s civil servants for the next 5 years Agreements and MoU 4 min read

The government of India has signed an agreement with the government of Bangladesh to renew the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train 1500 Bangladeshi officers from 2025 to 2030. 

The agreement was signed by the Department of Administrative Reforms and  Public Grievances (DARPG), the government of India and the Bangladeshi Ministry of Public Administration, Government of Bangladesh.

The agreement was signed during the 3-day (28-30 April 2024) visit of a 4-member DARPG delegation to Bangladesh, which focused on mid-career capacity-building programs in field administration for Bangladesh Civil Servants.   

The Indian delegation was led by V. Srinivas, Secretary, DARPG.

India Bangladesh Cooperation in capacity building of civil servants 

India and Bangladesh enjoy good relationships. An MoU was signed between the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), India and the Bangladesh Ministry of Public Administration in 2014 to train the Bangladeshi civil servants.

Since then, they have collaborated in conducting capacity-building programs for Bangladesh Civil Servants. The MoU has been periodically renewed, and the current MoU will end in 2025. The latest agreement has extended the Mou by five more years to 2030.

V. Srinivasan reiterated the Government of India's commitment to collaborate in fulfilling Vision Bangladesh@2041 and SMART Bangladesh through the conduct of capacity-building programs for a future-ready Bangladesh Civil Service.

The National Centre for Good Governance conducts capacity-building programs for middle management, senior management, and faculty development. It covers diverse fields og governance  like project management, public procurement, blue economy, and food processing.

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances(DARPG)

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances is the nodal agency of the Government of India for administrative reforms as well as the redressal of public grievances. It deals with the public grievances relating to the states in general and those pertaining to Central Government agencies in particular. 

The Department, on behalf of the government of India, undertakes activities in the field of international exchange and cooperation to promote public service reforms.

The Department comes under the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

People’s Republic of Bangladesh 

Bangladesh is a neighbouring country of India. It gained Independence from Pakistan in 1971 after the India-Pakistan war.

India shares its longest international boundary, 4097 km, with Bangladesh.

West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram share a boundary with Bangladesh.

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina Wajed 

Capital: Dhaka 

Currency: Taka 


Answer: Bangladesh

Answer: V. Srinivasan

Answer: Taka

Answer: Dhaka

Answer: Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
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