Short Term Training Programme
The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) serves as a regional institute for training and research in population studies for the ESCAP region. It was established in Bombay in July 1956. Till July 1970 it was known as the Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC). In 1985 it was renamed as the International Institute for Population Studies. At the time of establishment, the institute was entrusted with the responsibility of undertaking training and research in population study. Currently the Institute is engaged in three major activities namely teaching, research and training.
The institute has from time to time, conducted short-term training programmes for various organizations covering various themes and issues. The training programmes have been sponsored by various organizations like WHO, UNFPA, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Government of India, various state governments, Department of Family Welfare, etc. The University Grants Commission sponsored refresher courses have also been organized at IIPS. Training programmes have also been conducted for senior level official, of the state family welfare departments, for district family welfare officers, officials from different NGOs and international agencies. Personnel from various Asian, African, European countries like Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Iran, Bhutan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Botswana, Kenya, Ethiopia, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, etc. The duration of the courses has also varied, from one weeks to four weeks. IIPS conducts two kinds of training programmes, first one is as per the demand or requirements of the external agencies (donor agencies) and second one is totally designed by IIPS on core areas of population and health.
Some of the important areas of short term training programmes are given below.
Short Term Training Programme Coordinators
Dr. Kailas Chandra Das
Tel: 022-42372424 / 612
Dr. Hemkhothang Lhungdim
Director and Senior Prof.F.Ram giving Inaugural speech
along with Dr.K.C.Das.
Director and Senior Prof.F.Ram giving Inaugural speech along with Dr.K.C.Das.
Demographic Training Program Session
Group photo for Short-term training Programme
Construction of Life table Session in Seminar Hall