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June 11, 2023

National Training Conclave

The National Training Conclave is an effort by Capacity Building Commission to bring together all Civil Service Training Institutions (CSTIs) in a common setting for the first time with the aim that this effort will help identify strategies for the ecosystem to build and improve together. The conclave will provide a platform for networking, knowledge exchange, identifying challenges, and key areas of collaboration, with invitees from all training institutions, civil servants, policy makers, representatives from academia, and others.

1,200+ attendees are already registered

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Conclave & Work in Numbers


Conclave Participants


Annual Capacity Building Plans


Citizen-facing officers trained


Institutes onboarded on NSCSTI


Training completions in iGOT facilitated by CBC


Training Institutes

List of Panelists

  • S.N. Tripathi, Director General (IIPA)
  • Neharika Vohra, Professor (IIM-A)
  • Vinay K. Singh, ADG (NADT)
  • Srikanta Panda, Director General (NICF, DoT)
  • T. Murlidharan, Executive Chairperson (C&K Management Ltd)
  • Mr Ranajit Mukherjee, Senior Vice President of Products & Relationships (NIIT Ltd)
  • Ashima Batra, Additional Director (FIU-India)
  • Shri. Alok Sharma, Director General (Postal Services)
  • VTCS Rao, Vice President and Dean (L&T Institute)
  • Dr. Nirmalya Bagchi, Director General (ASCI)
  • Sh. Palak Sheth, Project Director (Jio University)
  • Madan M. Pillutla, Dean & Professor of OB (ISB Mohali)
  • Chandralekha Mukherjee, Director General (HIPA)
  • Prof. Ram Kakani, Director (IIM Raipur)
  • Joy Elmon, Director (KILA)
  • Samuel Praveen Kumar, JS (Ministry of Agriculture)
  • Anand Agrawal, Director (NADFM)
  • Amit Garg, Director (SVPNPA)
  • Pankaj Bansal, Founder (People Strong)
  • Atul Sinha, DDG (ICT) (NTIPRIT)
  • Amit Gupta, General Manager (IOCL)
  • S.D. Sharma, Joint Secretary, DoPT (DoPT)
  • S. Chockalingam, Director General (YASHADA)
  • Sanjay Puri, Director General (Training) (NADT)
  • V.T. Chandra Sekhar Rao, Vice President and Dean (L&T Institute)
  • Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar, Retired Lt. General (PVSM, AVSM, VSM)
  • Bimal Patel, Vice Chancellor and Member, National Security Advisory Board of India, Rashtriya Raksha University
  • Dr. Brajesh Kumar, Assoc. Professor (AJNIFM, Faridabad)
  • Deepak Bist, Joint Director (ISTM)
  • Srinivas V, Founder & CEO (Illumine Labs)
  • Deepa Mani (Best Practice Presentation), Deputy Dean (Digital Learning and Executive Education [ISB Mohali])

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The Agenda

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM


Inaugural Session: Hon. PM’s


12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Hall 14

Short Tea Break
12:30 PM – 12:35 PM

Auditorium 2

CBC’s Vision for Civil Service
Training Institutions (CSTIs)

Adil Zainulbhai (Chairperson, CBC)

12:35 PM – 12:40 PM

Auditorium 2

Role of Training Institutions
in Annual Capacity Building

Praveen Pardeshi (Member-Administration, CBC)

12:40 PM – 12:45 PM

Auditorium 2

Faculty Development and
Case Studies for CSTIs

Dr. Balasubramaniam(Member-HR, CBC)

12:45 PM – 12:50 PM

Auditorium 2

Presentation on iGOT

Abhishek Singh (CEO, Karmayogi Bharat)

12:50 PM – 01:00 PM

Auditorium 2

National Standards for Civil
Service Training Institutions (NSCSTI)
& Conclave Agenda

Hemang Jani(Secretary, CBC)

01:00 PM – 01:30 PM

Auditorium 2

Overview of the Six Sub Committee Reports (~5 Min each)
  1. Training Needs
  2. Assessment
  3. Knowledge Sharing
  4. Impact Assessment
  5. Faculty Development
  6. Phygital
  7. Governance
  • Amit Garg, Director, SVPNPA
  • S.N. Tripathi, Director General, IIP A
  • Dr. Bharat Jyothi, Director General, IGNFA
  • Sanjeev Kumar, Director, NIDEM
  • D.C. Srivastava, General Manager, NADP
  • Sanjay Puri, Director General, NADT
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Hall 14

02:30 PM – 04:00 PM

Multiple Breakout Rooms

Room 6: Breakout 1

Panel Discussion on Identification of Training Needs and linking to Course Design

  • Best Practices presentation on TNA by SVPNPA.
  • Q&A
Moderator: Adil Zainulbhai 

Room 7: Breakout 2

Panel Discussion on Promotion  of Knowledge Sharing

  • Best Practices presentation on Knowledge Sharing by CISCO.
  • Q&A
Moderator: Praveen Pardeshi

Room 18: Breakout 3

Panel Discussion on Embedding Effective Assessment of Conducted Training.

  • Best Practices Presentation on training impact evaluation for CSTI by ISB-M
  • Q&A

Moderator: Dr. Balasubramaniam

Room 19: Breakout 4

Panel Discussion on Strategic Resource Planning

  • Best Practices Presentation on TPMS by KILA
  • Q&A

Moderator: Hemang Jani

04:00 PM – 04:30 PM

Hall 14

Tea Break
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM

Multiple Breakout Rooms

Room 6: Breakout 5 

Panel Discussion on Faculty Selection, onboarding and Development

  • Best Practices Presentation Systemized FDP by S P Jain
  • Q&A

Moderator: Dr. Balasubramaniam


Room 7: Breakout 6

Panel Discussion on Transforming to a Phygital World of Capacity Building

  • Best Practices Presentation on DLL by ISTM
  • Q&A

Moderator: Hemang Jani

Room 18: Breakout 7

Panel Discussion on Overcoming Challenges in Governance.

  • Best Practices Presentation on Governance by WII.
  • Q&A

Moderator: Praveen Pardeshi

Room 19: Breakout 8

Panel Discussion on Competencies for Civil Service Officials.

  • Best Practices Presentation on
    FRACing by DoT & Competencies by IOCL
  • Q&A

Moderator: Adil Zainulbhai

06:00 PM – 06:30 PM

Hall 14

High Tea
06:30 PM – 07:00 PM

Auditorium 2

Presentations by rapporteurs on outcome of Panels (~3 mins. on each panel)
07:00 PM – 07:05 PM

Auditorium 2

Pledge by all CSTs
07:05 PM – 07:15 PM

Auditorium 2

Address by Principal Secretary to PM, Dr. P. K. Mishra
07:15 PM – 07:35 PM

Auditorium 2

Valedictory Speech by Hon. Minister of State, Dr. Jitendra Singh
07:35 PM – 07:40 PM

Auditorium 2

Vote of Thanks

S. P. Roy (Joint Secretary, CBC)

Other Agenda Items

Entire Day

Room 13



Entire Day

Room 14

iGOT Lounge

Karmayogi Bharat

Entire Day

Room 8 & 9

Emerging Technology Experience Center


2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Auditorium 2

Masterclass 1: Paperless Training Administration

Dinesh Kumar Sharma (DDG, Department of Posts)

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Auditorium 2

Masterclass 2: History of Public Administration

Dr. Yugank Goyal (Associate Professor, FLAME University)

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Conclave Location
ITPO, Pragati Maidan, Delhi