[Koha] Certificate Course on "Modern Library Practices" - Call for Participation from Developing Countries - Available scholarships -

Irma irma at bigpond.net.au
Thu Jul 19 12:07:07 NZST 2007

To the librarians on this list, 

This is forwarded with permission from Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar for your




From: Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar [mailto:vijayakumarjk at yahoo.com] 
Sent: 18 July 2007 03:16

Dear Colleagues,

The Resource Centre, NITTTR, is organising a Certificate course on "Modern
Library Practices", which will be held from 15th October 2007 to 7th
December 2007 at National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and
Research (NITTTR) (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
Taramani, Chennai 600 113, Tamil Nadu, India. The course is designed for
practicing teachers / librarians and / or curriculum developers in Library
and Information Science of Overseas people with a degree in library and
Information Science and minimum of two years experience in teaching /
administration. I am coordinator for this course. The course is sponsored
by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

How to Apply for ITEC / SCAAP Programmes

1. Interested persons should apply, in the prescribed form, through their
own Ministries / Departments or the Foreign Office, who will recommend the
application to the Indian High Commission or the Embassy Resident in a
particular country. The authorized officials of
the foreign Government will be responsible for nominating the applicants.

2. The employees and officials of the Government, Public Sector Enterprises,
Universities and Chamber of Commerce and Industries are eligible to apply
for scholarship under ITEC and SCAAP. The scholarship covers free
international airfare, tuition fees,accommodation, medical and health care
and out of pocket expenses (Living Allowance). The Ministry of External
Affairs of the Government of India gives the scholarship.

3. Upon selection, the Indian Embassies and High Commissions would inform
the concerned authorities.
The Indian Missions abroad would brief the selected candidates about the
training Programme in India and will also provide an economy / tourist class
return air ticket to the candidates for their travel to India.

4. The Application Proforma for these programmes are available at the
website of Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Division, Ministry Of
External Affairs, Government of India http://itec.nic.in for download and

If you have any contacts / friends in Asia, Africa, East Europe, Central &
Latin America, Pacific and Small Island (Developing Countries), Please pass
on the information to them and ask them to apply for it.

With regards

Dr. R. Ravichandran
Sr. Librarian & Course Coordinator
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)
Tarmani, Chennai - 600 113, Tamil Nadu, India.
E-mail: ravi at nitttrc.ac.in  / keelairavi at hotmail.com

Phone: Off: (+91-44)22545469 Res: (+91-44)22590840
Mobile: (+91)9444194917

Our Institute Website: http://www.nitttrc.ac.in 


Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar MLIS, PhD 
Assistant Director of Library 
American University of Antigua 
College of Medicine 
Post Box W-1451, St. Johns 
ANTIGUA, West Indies 

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