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IMPA concludes training programs for ULB members

Daily Excelsior 2019-01-10 00:55:49

IMPA concludes training programs for ULB members

Faculty of JKIMPA on conclusion of training program.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 9: Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Management and Public Administration (JKIMPA) under the supervision of Prof Reva Sharma, Director, Training Jammu, today successfully concluded its series of foundation training programs for newly elected urban local body members including corporators of Jammu Municipal Corporation.
In Jammu, over 400 ULB members in 11 batches representing all municipal committees and councils from all districts attended the training program between December 3, 2018 and Jan 9, 2019 at Sidhra Camp of JKIMPA. In the last batch, ward members from Katra, Reasi, Rajouri and Thanamandi Urban Local bodies attended the training program.
During the training program, the elected representatives of local bodies were familiarized about J&K Municipal Act 2000, role and responsibilities of elected members, effective leadership, resource mobilization and municipal financial accounting. They were also informed about basic civil rights like RTI Act and practical online training modules.
Besides Prof Reva, other faculty members of the IMPA including Dr Neena Bhalla, Manju Kapoor, Dr Ruchi Gupta and guest faculties comprising Hari Har Dutt, former Director Planning, Marvi Gupta, Zafar Iqbal, State Nodal Officer for Solid and Liquid Waste Management, Raman Sharma and others also interacted with the participating elected representatives and replied to their queries during different interactional slots.
All the participants were also awarded certificates by the IMPA authorities. All these training programs for ULB members in the IMPA campuses in Kashmir and Jammu were supported by the Housing and Urban Development Department.