Release from High Commission of India, Georgetown
The High Commission of India is pleased to announce six officers of the Guyana Police Force and one logistics officer from Ministry of Home Affairs were granted a one-week scholarship in India under the Indian Technical and Economical Cooperation (ITEC) programme.
Selected were Police Constable Onika Samaroo of Georgetown, Lance Corporal Michael Hinds of West Bank Demerara, Police Sergeant Marsha Pereira of East Bank Demerara, Police Constable Jamal Fowler of East Bank Demerara, Police Sergeant Osbert Paul of Corentyne, Police Constable Everette James of East Coast Demerara and from Ministry of Home Affairs Delroy O’Neal of East Bank Demerara.
The seven recipients above will be travelling to India to commence a 5 day programme in Infrastructure for Electric Vehicle (EV) Deployment starting on Monday 6th November at the NTPC School Of Business in Uttar Pradesh.
Prior to departing, few of the scholarship recipients met with the Head of Chancery of the High Commission, Mr. Mukesh Kaushik, who wished them the best and briefed them on the course, ongoing partnership between India and Guyana, they were also advised on the details and logistics of these training programmes. During the meeting, the officers expressed their gratitude to the High Commission and Government of India.
The ITEC Programme are short-term courses at prestigious institutions of India to selected partner countries across the world and are available for all eligible Guyanese, not just officers of the Police and Defence force. The programme also covers all expenses related to the training and provide the trainees with a return air ticket, accommodation charges, tuition fee, living expenses, medical expenses, and external and internal tours as per the course curriculum. The Government of India will continue to foster and build its relationship with the Government of Guyana.