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Young Leaders’ Fellowship Programme, St. Stephen College, Delhi

Ambassador Moragoda attends Inauguration Ceremony

High Commissioner Milinda Moragoda along with Indian Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla and the young leaders from Sri Lanka.
High Commissioner Milinda Moragoda along with Indian Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla and the young leaders from Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda attended the inaugural ceremony of the St. Stephen's Young Leaders’ Fellowship Programme, conducted by the St. Stephen College in Delhi, supported by the External Affairs Ministry of India.

Seven young participants from Sri Lanka are attending the Programme.

The Programme was inaugurated by India's Foreign Secretary Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is an alumnus of the St. Stephen College. High Commissioner Moragoda attended the inaugural ceremony and interacted with the Foreign Secretary and the participants from Sri Lanka.

The three months-long Programme is a residential course inclusive of two study trips. It is offered to young leaders from India's neighbourhood to share India's best practices on public policy.

The programme focuses on public policy and its implementation through classroom interactions and study visits. Young leaders in the neighbouring countries are helped address issues in their countries by learning from best practices in India during the Programme.

The Programme includes participants from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and the Maldives in addition to those from Sri Lanka. Amjad Moulana, MD and CEO of Mtandt (Pvt.) Ltd.; Thamindri Aluvihare, Senior Researcher of the Centre for Poverty Analysis; Dhanraj Gajendrakumar, Commissioner, Municipal Council of Bandarawela;, Barath Arulsamy, Director General, Prajashakthi Development Unit of the State Ministry of Estate Housing; Mylvaganam Kirthika, Assistant Secretary, Chief Ministry of the Uva Provincial Council; Rishad Rafi, Manager, Cyber Security of Sunshine Holdings PLC and Niroshini Balachandran, Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Labour are attending the Fellowship Programme from Sri Lanka.

Founded in 1881, St. Stephen College is one of the oldest colleges in North India, and one of the most sought-after academic destinations for students across the country. It has produced a number of global leaders in a wide range of fields.

 


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