This chief minister is spending ₹2.2 million to skill his cabinet at one of India's top B-schools
Uttar Pradeshgovernment is training its ministers in political leadership skills.
- This will include imparting skills like economic analysis, communication skills, policy implementation and budgeting.
- As many as 56 state ministers including Chief Minister
Yogi Adityanathhave participated in a three-day long course ‘Manthan’ at IIM Lucknow.
- The state government infused roughly ₹22 lakhs for the training programme.
"People have huge expectations from a political leader. The 'Manthan' programme will play an important role in fulfilling these expectations,” IIM-Lucknow Director Archana Shukla told news agency PTI.
The course includes economic analysis, communication and persuasion skills, policy formulation and implementation, risk assessment, and budgeting.
The state government infused roughly ₹22 lakhs for the training programme — including course material and meals, TOI reported. It cost them ₹12,000 per minister’s as course fee. The first session was held on 8 September and the other two will take place on 15 and 22 September.
मुख्यमंत्री श्री @myogiadityanath ने कहा कि @UPGovt विगत ढाई वर्षों में जनता की आशाओं और आकांक्षाओं की कसौटी पर खरी… https://t.co/g3zEXfQfgp— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) 1567953700000
"It is the first time that a state government, in order to enhance its political leadership, has decided to seek training from one of the country's best management institutes," the Uttar Pradesh government said.
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