India shares advanced skills via ITEC Day

Image from India in Philippines (Embassy of India, Manila) Facebook page

The Indian government through its Embassy imparted sharing of technology and skills to Filipinos through its annual Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation or ITEC Day reception on 22 March.

The reception was attended by around 100 ITEC alumni from various local government institutions and partner organizations.

Secretary Danilo Cruz, Director General of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority attended as the chief guest.

Charito Zamora, chairperson from the Professional Regulation Commission and General Andres Centino, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines were keynote speakers.

ITEC, a flagship program of the government of India, gives training courses to public professionals from partner countries across the globe, including the Philippines.

300-K participants

Since its inception in 1964, ITEC has reached an estimated 300,000 participants from 160 partner countries.

The program covers short and long-term training courses conducted by the best centers of excellence in India to provide participants with advanced professional skills beneficial for their career growth and their organizations.

Each year, thousands of professionals from developing countries participate in a wide range of programs including artificial intelligence, cyber technologies, engineering and technology, agriculture, health and yoga and various aspect of government functioning, among others.

ITEC courses are currently offered in three categories; namely ITEC Regular, eITEC and ITEC Defense.

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