Introduction/ Background

Governance and development are two important elements of state management. Development is an essential aspect of a country for economic growth, poverty reduction, distribution of public welfare and improved livelihood. Good governance is the system that ensures equitable development of people from all sects and eventually enhances peace and prosperity. It is expressed through factors like trust, accountability, and transparency. Similarly, inclusive governance is one of the key elements of good governance that examines the extent to which government institutions provide space to overcome the systematic exclusion of disadvantaged groups seeking to participate in decisions affecting them. It applies the principles of affirmative action, participation, responsiveness and empowerment of the disadvantaged groups in the governance process. Hence, it ensures everyone’s human rights and equal opportunities. This interrelationship can only be strengthened when the state institutions demonstrate capacity to deliver good governance and appropriately manage development functions.
With a view to enhance the capacity of government institutions relating to governance and development, Centre for Governance and State Management (CGSM) of Nepal Administrative Staff College, is organizing a training program on “Governance and Development” for Gazetted class III officers of the government of Nepal.


The central aim of this training is to strengthen the capacity of government officials to exercise good governance practices for managing development functions of the country.


After the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the conceptual understanding of governance and development;
  • Identify approaches to development;
  • Demonstrate key managerial skills;
  • Identify issues  relating to effective public service delivery; and
  • Apply good governance practices in their work place.


  • Managing self & interpersonal relationship  
  • Managing  staff performance
  • Managing  financial resources
  • Governance  and service  delivery
  • Approach to development
  • Development planning
  • Research methods and project works

Type: Modular/ Fulltime

Eligibility (Qualification): Class III Officers of GoN

Number of Participants: 25