The ninth batch of Professional Course on Management and Development (PCMD) started in a virtual platform from Magh 12, 2078. The opening ceremony of the training program was attended by thirty class three officers, who were nominated from various government and public agencies of Nepal.
In the opening ceremony, Deputy Executive Director of Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) Mr. Bishnu Prasad Lamsal was present as a chief guest of the program. Senior Director of Studies and Department Head of Public Service Training Department (PSTD) Mr. Tulasi Sharan Sigdel, and Director of Studies and Centre Chief of Center for In-Service Training (CIsT) Mr. Binod Kumar Bista were also present in the opening ceremony along with faculties and staffs of NASC. The coordinator of the program Mr. Krishna Bahadur Thapa welcomed the participants and started the formal program.
Director of Studies Mr. Binod Kumar Bista welcomed the participants and briefed about the training program and course where he emphasized about the course objective to make the trainees a performing manager, which stands on the foundation of integrity and manages resources and relationships and delivers the expected results. Then, Senior Director of Studies Mr. Tulasi Sharan Sigdel welcomed the participants mentioning the expectation with the participants from the program so that the final effect of the training will be seen in the service delivery to the citizens.
The coordinator for the program Ms. Pratibha Dhungana briefed about the evaluation process and criteria of the training program and its various modules. Ms. Dhungana also briefed about the various codes of conduct to be followed by the participants during the entire training program.
Mr. Bipin Ojha from the Centre from Knowledge Management and IT (CKMIT) did technical orientation to the participants on google meet, google classroom, and document management system to provide technical knowledge and skill to the participants for interactive sessions and online assignment submissions.
The training management team for the PCMD-9th batch are Ms. Pratibha Dhungana and Mr. Krishna Bahadur Thapa. The program will conclude on Chaitra 11, 2078.